Posted March 19, 2013 on
Despite having a halftime lead over Ole Miss in the Championship game of the SEC Tournament, Florida eventually fell to the Rebels 63-66. Florida senior Erik Murphy discusses what went wrong in the second half.

Why not Florida for the NCAA crown?

The Florida Gators Men’s Basketball team has had a crazy season before entering the NCAA Tournament as a No. 3 seed. The Gators have had a share of ups and downs this year ranging from bad injuries to blowout wins. The 26-7 Gators are an intriguing team in the tourney. On one hand the Gators have had some really great wins against some quality competition, beating the like of Wisconsin...

No. 14 Florida failing to close out close games

Florida coach Billy Donovan calls it ''media drama.'' Everyone else, including his players, see the 14th-ranked Gators as having something to prove as they head onto college basketball's biggest stage. Florida, the No. 3 seed in the NCAA tournament's South Region, can't seem to close out close games. The Gators are 0-6 in games decided by six points...

Florida Gators lose star recruit Alex Anzalone until fall, already had shoulder surgery

One of the Florida Gators' star freshmen, Alex Anzalone, underwent surgery on Monday to repair a torn labrum sustained in Spring practices.

Boynton gets his shot back

The Southeastern Conference tournament enjoyed on a sour note for Florida by losing in the championship game, but there were still positives that came from the weekend in Nashville. Senior guard Kenny Boynton started to regain his stroke from the outside after dealing with inconsistency throughout the year. That’s the best news Florida could’ve had before starting the NCAA Tournament.

Gators not worried about late-game failings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Florida had good looks at the basket, but the shots didn't fall. There is no riddle or mystery to be solved when dissecting the final outcome. Those past late-game failures played no role Sunday and they won't in the future. That was the predominant theme inside the Gators' locker room following Sunday's 66-63 loss to Ole Miss in the SEC tournament...

Video: Yeguete Reflects on Tournament

Florida's Will Yeguete is hoping the team will bounce back from their SEC Tournament loss and make a deep run into the NCAA Tournament.

Will Muschamp works on developing depth

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Gators sophomore offensive lineman D.J. Humphries arrived at UF in January 2012 with the kind of accolades that made some wonder if he would start from day one. The prep All-American was ranked the No. 1 overall offensive tackle in the country by and No. 3 by What Florida coach Will Muschamp saw was an extremely talented player that needed...

Ole Miss Marshall Henderson Drinking Jager Bombs To Prep For Tourney (Photo)

Henderson is quickly surpassing Johnny Manziel for the title of Y.O.L.O College athlete of the Year. Henderson just led Ole Miss to an upset SEC Championship win over the Florida Gators and before his team attempts to make a similar run in the NCAA tourney Henderson is throwing back a few Jager bombs with friends. I’m all for partaking in an adult beverage but the week of the NCAA...

Despite “traveling circus,” Ole Miss seniors lead Rebs to title

Ole Miss came into the SEC Tournament as a proverbial bubble team.  They leave as a solid NCAA participant.  The inside play of Murphy Holloway and Reginald Buckner plus the pomp, circumstance, and swagger of Marshall Henderson carried the Rebels to a 66-63 win over Florida in the SEC Final on Sunday afternoon at Bridgestone Arena. Murphy Holloway was the key to an Ole Miss SEC...

Video: Driskel, Dunbar discuss spring progres

Florida junior Quarterback Jeff Driskel and junior wide receiver Quinton Dunbar discuss improvements the Gators have made during spring practice thus far. It has only been a week, but Florida is making progress toward an improved offense in 2013.

Mississippi 66, No. 13 Florida 63

The Mississippi Rebels now have two very big items on their resume that nobody can take away. Murphy Holloway scored 23 points and Marshall Henderson had 21 as the Rebels gave coach Andy Kennedy his first NCAA tournament berth by upsetting 13th-ranked Florida 66-63 on Sunday for the Southeastern Conference tournament championship. ''So much is made about the NCAA tournament...

Purifoy adjusting to complex role

Loucheiz Purifoy hasn't always been excited about his role for 2013. When he was approached with the idea of moving to the offense to get more comfortable at receiver, he wasn’t so sure. That’s no longer the case. Even going up against Florida’s deep secondary hasn’t changed his mind. The junior will play all over the field during the fall, but there’s no debate which...

Erin Andrews' tips for bracket success

Crazy about college basketball? Erin Andrews might have you beat. When her beloved Florida Gators were struggling against Purdue in the NCAA men's basketball tournament in 2007, the current FOX Sports TV personality ripped the sheets, pillows and blankets off of her bed in a fit of anger. Surprisingly, the Gators' fortunes changed. The team suddenly rallied to beat Purdue...
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