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Reports: Florida's Michael Frazier declares for NBA Draft

Florida junior guard Michael Frazier II is declaring for the NBA Draft, according to multiple reports. Frazier, who averaged 12.1 points and 4.1 rebounds for the Gators this past season, saw the team post its first losing season (16-17) and first non-20-win campaign since 1997-98, Billy Donovan's second year in Gainesville. Frazier missed seven games because of a high ankle sprain...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 69-61 win over Alabama

Some observations following UF’s 69-61 SEC Tournament win over Alabama: – From a scoring standpoint, Florida sophomore point guard Kasey Hill went back down to earth with 2 points against Alabama after a 15-point effort against Kentucky. But Hill was still steady running the offense, finishing with 3 assists to 2 turnovers in 27 minutes. Hill’s penetration set up a pretty wraparound...
Via Gatorsports.com - Hoops Scoop
16 days ago

Dorian Finney-Smith scores 23, leads Florida past Alabama in SEC tourney

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...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida 69, Alabama 61: Gators handle Crimson Tide, set up rematch with Kentucky

It’s become a constant to talk about Florida’s lack of offensive production in the half court game, their poor free throw shooting and their long scoring droughts. Luckily, it didn’t matter today. It might tomorrow. Dorian Finney-Smith was the hero … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida knocks Alabama out of SEC tournament 69-61

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...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 66-62 win over Texas A&M

Some observations following Florida’s 66-62 win over Texas A&M: – Florida coach Billy Donovan brought junior forward Dorian Finney-Smith off the bench for the second straight game. And while Finney-Smith sparked the offense with 10 first-half points, he wasn’t as much of a factor in the second half due to foul trouble. Finney-Smith finished with 12 points, 7 rebounds and...
Via Gatorsports.com - Hoops Scoop
25 days ago

Florida holds on despite late woes, beats Texas A&M 65-62

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Dorian Finney-Smith scored 12 points before fouling out in the closing minutes, and Florida held on to beat Texas A&M 65-62 Tuesday night despite more free-throw woes. The Gators (15-15, 8-9 Southeastern Conference) led by 14 with 1:58 to play, but missed 9 of 14 from the charity stripe before Eli Carter and Kasey Hill closed it out. Carter made a pair...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dorian Finney-Smith, Devin Robinson lead Florida past Texas A&M

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Dorian Finney-Smith scored 12 points before fouling out in the closing minutes, and Florida held on to beat Texas A&M 65-62 Tuesday night despite more free-throw woes. The Gators (15-15, 8-9 Southeastern Conference) led by 14 with 1:58 to play, but missed 8 of 14 from the charity stripe before Eli Carter and Kasey Hill closed it out. Carter made a pair...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite down season, Gators give Billy Donovan something to smile about with milestone win

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- As the game clock ticked off the final seconds Saturday night, the Florida Gators had a lead big enough on Tennessee to take an intentional shot-clock violation. Such circumstances have been rare for the Gators in this rocky-road of a season, but it was at that moment when the Rowdy Reptiles began serenading something even rarer. A true college basketball treasure...
Via Fox Sports Florida
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida beats Tennessee to give Donovan win No. 500

  With the clock winding down and Florida up big, Florida fans started chanting coach Billy Donovan's name. ''Billy D, Billy D, Billy D'' echoed through the O'Connell Center. It was a moment Donovan won't forget. Dorian Finney-Smith had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his first game back from suspension, and Donovan notched his 500th career win with a 66-49 victory against Tennessee...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dorian Finney-Smith returns from suspension, Florida stomps Tennessee

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Dorian Finney-Smith had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his first game back from suspension, and Florida beat Tennessee 66-49 Saturday to give coach Billy Donovan his 500th career victory. Finney-Smith missed the last three games for an undisclosed violation of team rules, and Donovan failed to reach the milestone in two chances on the road. He got it home...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida beats Tennessee 66-49, Donovan gets win No. 500

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Dorian Finney-Smith had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his first game back from suspension, and Florida beat Tennessee 66-49 Saturday to give coach Billy Donovan his 500th career victory. Finney-Smith missed the last three games for an undisclosed violation of team rules, and Donovan failed to reach the milestone in two chances on the road. He got it home as...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dorian Finney-Smith returns from suspension, Florida stomps Tennessee

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Dorian Finney-Smith had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his first game back from suspension, and Florida beat Tennessee 66-49 Saturday to give coach Billy Donovan his 500th career victory. Finney-Smith missed the last three games for an undisclosed violation of team rules, and Donovan failed to reach the milestone in two chances on the road. He got it home...
Via Fox Sports Florida
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dorian Finney-Smith Reinstated By The Florida Gators

Dorian Finney-Smith has been reinstated to the Florida Gators men's basketball team.
Via Gamedayr
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators reinstate junior forward Dorian Finney-Smith

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida reinstates suspended forward Finney-Smith

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida will have second-leading scorer Dorian Finney-Smith back against Tennessee on Saturday. Coach Billy Donovan reinstated Finney-Smith on Friday after the junior forward missed three games for an unspecified violation of team rules. The Gators (13-15, 6-9 Southeastern Conference) went 1-2 without the player voted the league's sixth man of the year last...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Reinstates Junior F Dorian Finney-Smith, Will Play vs. Tennessee Saturday

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.  The 6...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Finney-Smith cited for pot possession before last season

Florida junior forward Dorian Finney-Smith has sat out the last three games on a suspension for violation of team rules. While the reason for that suspension remains unclear, the 6-foot-8 forward’s reason for sitting out last season is more apparent. Finney-Smith was one of three Florida players cited for misdemeanor marijuana possession (less than 20 grams) before the start of...
Via Gatorsports.com - Hoops Scoop
February 25, 2015

Florida's Dorian Finney-Smith remains suspended, out at 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida's Finney-Smith remains suspended, won't play at Missouri

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida's Finney-Smith remains suspended, won't play at Missouri

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida's Finney-Smith remains suspended, out at Missouri

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Florida's Dorian Finney-Smith out for LSU game, likely more

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...
Via Fox Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

What Did He Do Now? Florida’s Dorian Finney-Smith Suspended

Florida forward Dorian Finney-Smith was suspended indefinitely an hour before Florida vs. Vanderbilt for violating team rules.
Via Gamedayr
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida suspends Dorian Finney-Smith

In the midst of a four-game losing streak, Florida will play Vanderbilt on Wednesday night without forward Dorian Finney-Smith. The junior, who is averaging 12.9 points and 5.8 rebounds per game, was suspended indefinitely on Wednesday, the school announced. Finney-Smith … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
February 18, 2015
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