NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Dorian Finney-Smith scored 23 points and Florida overcame a slow start to make nine 3-pointers and beat Alabama 69-61 on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference tournament.
The Gators earned a Friday quarterfinal matchup against top-ranked and unbeaten Kentucky thanks to Finney-Smith, who made 4 of 9 from long range to help them shake off an eight-point first...
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March 12, 2015
Dorian Finney-Smith has been reinstated to the Florida Gators men's basketball team.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Junior forward Dorian Finney-Smith has been reinstated to the Florida basketball team after serving a three-game suspension for violating team rules.
Finney-Smith, the team's second-leading scorer and top rebounder, will be on the floor Saturday when the Gators (13-15, 6-9) take on Tennessee (14-13, 6-9) at the O'Connell Center, as coach Billy Donovan goes for...
Florida junior forward Dorian Finney-Smith has been reinstated onto the Gators’ team, the program announced this afternoon.
Finney-Smith, who is averaging 12.9 points and 5.8 rebounds a game, was suspended by Billy Donovan on Feb. 18 for violating team rules. He missed three games. Florida went 1-2 in those contests, beating Vanderbilt but losing to LSU and Missouri.
Florida will be without second-leading scorer Dorian Finney-Smith for the third consecutive game Tuesday night at Missouri.
Coach Billy Donovan says Finney-Smith remains suspended for an undisclosed violation of team rules. Donovan says he will re-evaluate Finney-Smith's status later in the week, before Saturday's home game against Tennessee.
Finney-Smith is Florida's most versatile...
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February 24, 2015
Florida junior forward Dorian Finney-Smith was suspended indefinitely on Wednesday for violating team rules, and he missed that day's game vs. Vanderbilt as a result. He also will miss Saturday's game at LSU, and likely more action beyond that, GatorZone.com reports.
The absence of Finney-Smith, combined with that of Michael Frazier II because of an ankle injury, caused the Gators...
Florida forward Dorian Finney-Smith was suspended indefinitely an hour before Florida vs. Vanderbilt for violating team rules.
The Florida Gators needed someone to step up in their game against Alabama and Dorian Finney-Smith did just that on these back to back possessions with time running out as the Gators beat the Tide 52-50…
Dorian Finney-Smith gave the Florida Gators a 52-50 win over Alabama Tuesday night with this high-flying, Crimson Tide-posterizing dunk.
Florida basketball is not having its best year by a long shot, but the Gators survived tonight’s game against SEC foe Alabama on the back of two huge plays down the stretch by Dorian Finney-Smith.
With the game tied at 50 and 22 seconds remaining in regulation, Finney-Smith threw down a nasty dunk on forward Michael Kessens to put the Gators up two.
At the other end of the court...