Posted October 31, 2012 on
Mike Rosario has been waiting for his chance. It won’t count officially in his career statistics, but Thursday’s exhibition game against Nebraska-Kearney will be his first step in the right direction. After not starting a game in his Florida career, head coach Billy Donovan will give Rosario that chance on Thursday. It’s an honor Rosario has earned by his improved play during preseason practices.
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No. 10 Florida 101, Nebraska-Kearney 71. Will Yeguete, playing in his first game since returning from a broken bone in his foot last season, had 20 points and 11 rebounds in 24 minutes to lead No. 10 Florida to a 101-71 victory over Nebraska-Kearney in an exhibition game Thursday night.
Freshman Michael Frazier II led the Gators with 21 points, and starting guard Kenny Boynton added...
Florida could be coming off back-to-back trips to the Final Four.
The Gators squandered late leads against Louisville (2012) and Butler (2011) in regional finals the last two seasons, disappointing losses that still haunt some of the team's upperclassmen.
''There's not a day that doesn't go by that I still don't think about it,'' junior center Pat...
Cody Larson was tenth on the team with 5.7 minutes per game last season, but his decision to leave the Florida basketball program still creates depth issues in the frontcourt. The Gators have three experienced bodies — Erik Murphy, Will Yeguete and Patric Young — to play in the paint. Larson would have been the fourth off the bench, but head coach Billy Donovan won’t rule out...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. By the time Gators coach Will Muschamp left the locker room for the start of the second half, the words he yelled into radio reporter Brady Ackermans microphone at the end of the first half were already attached to a hashtag on Twitter.
And in all caps: OVERCOMETHEADVERSITY
Following Muschamps forceful statement, the Gators went out after halftime and did just...
The Florida gators cruised to a 101-71 preseason victory over Nebraska -Kearney. The freshmen showed up big, but head coach Billy Donovan is looking for more from the overall squad. Senior guard Kenny Boynton, sophomore forward Will Yeguete, and freshman Michael Frazier talked to the media following the contest and we have some of that here.
efensive lineman Antonio Riles (6'4/265) of Archer High School in Lawrenceville, Ga. is committed to the Florida Gators. See him in action in his latest game against South Gwinnett.
There are plenty of adjectives to describe Florida's offense, which ranks 100th in the nation and managed just three field goals in a costly loss to rival Georgia last week.
The best one might be predictable.
The eighth-ranked Gators are running the ball on 78.1 percent of their first downs, the highest of any team in a Bowl Championship Series conference.
Army, New Mexico...
Florida coach Billy Donovan had the luxury of quick hooks in an exhibition game. When the effort wasn’t where he wanted it, veterans found themselves sitting on the bench. The freshmen brought energy and excitement off the bench while also combining for 50 points as No. 10 Florida secured a 101-71 win over Nebraska-Kearney.
After preaching discipline and holding scramble lanes to the defensive line, the Florida defensive line had a chance to pin their ears back and get after the quarterback. The Gators ended the game without recording a sack. Florida defensive coordinator Dan Quinn felt like the unit did a better job than the numbers showed, but there’s still room to improve as the season continues.
The Gators have run the ball on 78.1% of their first down plays this season. The coaching staff has downplayed concerns with defenses picking up on the trends, but there’s still a desire to become more balanced early in the drive. The 175 rushing plays compared to 51 passing plays on first down shows that the Gators need to be more creative and give opposing defenses something...
The Gators have an opportunity to bounce back from last week’s loss to Georgia, but multiple players have been slowed by the flu bug and missed time on the practice field this week. Defensive tackle Leon Orr is the only player that has been ruled out with the flu when Missouri comes to town on Saturday,
After picking up their first SEC conference win at home against the Kentucky Wildcats last week, the Missouri Tigers hit the road down South to the unfriendly venue of the Swamp to take on the Florida Gators.
After falling to Georgia last weekend, the Gators look to learn from their mistakes and move on to the next match-up against Missouri this weekend. Florida wideout Soloman Patton is out for the season with a fractured arm and offensive coordinator Brent Pease said Andre Debose and Omarius are likely to step in there and contribute.
Head coach Will Muschamp and the Florida Gators ready themselves as they host the Missouri Tigers this Saturday afternoon. For Muschamp and the Gators it's the last home SEC game of the season. Will the Gators be able to bring in the top tier talent this weekend?