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Florida's seniors leave mark on program

ARLINGTON, Texas -- With 1:04 left on the clock and Michigan ahead by 25, Florida seniors Erik Murphy, Kenny Boynton and Mike Rosario walked to the bench for the final time in their Gator uniforms. Gators coach Billy Donovan waited with a hug as the trio checked out of Florida's 79-59 loss to the Wolverines in the South Region championship Sunday. Two hours earlier at tipoff...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwestern State falls 79-47 to Florida in NCAA

Northwestern State did the same things that got the Demons to the NCAA tournament. All their mass substitutions and fast-paced play didn't work against the Florida Gators. The Demons didn't even come close to having another NCAA upset as the No. 14 seed, and they were way below their nation's-best scoring average in a 79-47 loss in an NCAA South Regional game Friday...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida vs. Northwestern game preview

Game time: 7:27 p.m. ETTV: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Kenny Boynton and Erik Murphy arrived at Florida not too long after the Gators had won consecutive national championships. They are down to their last chance to get one for themselves. Boynton and Murphy are part of the only Florida group to win consecutive outright Southeastern Conference regular-season titles, and the seniors helped...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwestern St.-Florida Preview

Kenny Boynton and Erik Murphy arrived at Florida not too long after the Gators had won consecutive national championships. They are down to their last chance to get one for themselves. Boynton and Murphy are part of the only Florida group to win consecutive outright Southeastern Conference regular-season titles, and the seniors helped cut down the nets after clinching the second...
Via Fox Sports
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Last chance for Florida seniors to get own title

Kenny Boynton and Erik Murphy arrived at Florida not too long after the Gators won consecutive national championships. They are down to their last chance to get one for themselves. Boynton and Murphy are part of the only Florida group to win consecutive outright SEC regular-season titles. The seniors have been to the NCAA tournament every season, this time as a No. 3 seed in the...
Via Fox Sports
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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.
Via florida.scout.com
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators not worried about late-game failings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. They 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida, Ole Miss to meet in SEC tourney finals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Florida knows it's in the NCAA Tournament. Ole Miss thinks it is, but wants to make sure. They'll play here Sunday at noon in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game. To the victor goes the league's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament field of 68. That would come as a relief to Ole Miss (25-8), which entered SEC tourney play firmly...
Via Fox Sports South
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Boynton jump starts Gators into SEC Finals

Alabama moved quickly to a 37-27 lead out of halftime against Florida Saturday afternoon as the Crimson Tide scored on four of the first five possessions while the Gators were sputtering and in need of a pick-me-up.  Enter Kenny Boynton, who had suffered through some of his own struggles this season.  He scored 13 of the Gators’ 20 points in a 6:35 stretch that totally turned...
Via College Chalktalk
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama falls 61-51 to No. 13 Florida in SEC semis

Alabama couldn't leave its fate out of the NCAA tournament selection committee's hands. The Crimson Tide will wait nervously to learn whether it will earn an at-large bid after squandering a 10-point, second-half lead Saturday and falling 61-51 to No. 13 Florida in a Southeastern Conference tournament semifinal. The top-seeded Gators (26-6) advanced to the championship...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Boynton, Gators top Tide in SEC semi

Kenny Boynton scored 11 consecutive points during a 15-0 second-half run and No. 13 Florida overcame a 10-point, second-half deficit to beat Alabama 61-51 on Saturday in the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals. The top-seeded Gators (26-6) advanced the Sunday championship game against Mississippi or Vanderbilt. Alabama (21-12), the tournament's No. 4 seed, will spend...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida advances to SEC Tournament final

Kenny Boynton and the Gators needed this. The senior guard’s shot has been inconsistent throughout his final year at Florida, and it looked like that trend was going to continue on Saturday -- until the second half. Boynton was held scoreless in the first half and scored all of his team-high 16 points in the second half, pushing Florida into the SEC Tournament final with a 61-51...
Via florida.scout.com
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gators 61 – Alabama Crimson Tide 51: Gators Advance to SEC Tournament Finals

The Florida Gators advanced to the SEC Tournament finals after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 61-51 on Saturday. The Gators needed a second-half comeback sparked by senior guard Kenny Boynton to pull past the Tide, but were able to do so in fine fashion. Florida will face either the Ole Miss Rebels or Vanderbilt Commodores for the conference championship. Boynton scored all...
Via The Bull Gator
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida beats Alabama, moves on to SEC final

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Kenny Boynton scored 11 straight points during a 15-0 second-half run and No. 13 Florida overcame a 10-point, second-half deficit to beat Alabama 61-51 on Saturday in the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals. The top-seeded Gators (26-6) advanced to the Sunday championship game against Mississippi or Vanderbilt. Alabama (21-12), the tournament&...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida beats Alabama, moves on to SEC final

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Kenny Boynton scored 11 straight points during a 15-0 second-half run and No. 13 Florida overcame a 10-point, second-half deficit to beat Alabama 61-51 on Saturday in the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals. The top-seeded Gators (26-6) advanced the Sunday championship game against Mississippi or Vanderbilt. Alabama (21-12), the tournament'...
Via Fox Sports South
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gators vs. Alabama Crimson Tide: One More Win Puts Gators in SEC Tournament Finals

The Florida Gators advanced the SEC Tournament semifinals with ease thanks to an 80-58 win over the LSU Tigers on Friday. The Gators will face the Alabama Crimson Tide at 1:00 PM on Saturday thanks to the Tide’s 58-48 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers. The Gators were running on all cylinders against the Tigers and showed little desire to take their foot off the pedal. Senior...
Via The Bull Gator
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

SEC Tourney Quarters Postgame: Kenny Boynton

After getting the 80-58 win over Florida in the Quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament, senior Kenny Boynton discusses the team's potential.
Via collegebasketball.scout.com
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida beats Vanderbilt, clinches title

Kenny Boynton scored 15 points, Pat Young added 14 and No. 11 Florida routed Vanderbilt 66-40 on Wednesday night to clinch the Southeastern Conference regular season championship. Florida won its fourth outright league title and third under longtime coach Billy Donovan. The Gators (24-5, 14-3 SEC) were alone atop the standings in 1988-89, 2006-07 and 2010-11. Like the others, this...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators Blow Out Vandy for SEC Title

Kenny Boynton scored 15 points, Pat Young added 14 and No. 11 Florida routed Vanderbilt 66-40 on Wednesday night to clinch the Southeastern Conference regular season championship. Florida won its fourth outright league title and third under longtime coach Billy Donovan. The Gators (24-5, 14-3 SEC) were alone atop the standings in 1988-89, 2006-07 and 2010-11.
Via florida.scout.com
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 11 Florida routs Vandy, clinches SEC title

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Kenny Boynton scored 15 points, Pat Young added 14 and No. 11 Florida routed Vanderbilt 66-40 on Wednesday night to clinch the Southeastern Conference regular season championship. Florida won its fourth outright league title and third under longtime coach Billy Donovan. The Gators (24-5, 14-3 SEC) were alone atop the standings in 1988-89, 2006-07 and 2010...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators blast Vanderbilt, clinch SEC title

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Kenny Boynton scored 15 points, Pat Young added 14 and No. 11 Florida routed Vanderbilt 66-40 on Wednesday night to clinch the Southeastern Conference regular season championship. Florida won its fourth outright league title and third under longtime coach Billy Donovan. The Gators (24-5, 14-3 SEC) were alone atop the standings in 1988-89, 2006-07 and 2010...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Boynton excited for senior night

Kenny Boynton isn’t shy to admit he never thought Wednesday night would happen. Coming to Gainesville as one of the top prep scorers in his class, the American Heritage High School product expected to stick around at Florida for a couple years, leave early and start his career in the NBA. It didn’t work out that way for Boynton. And he’s more than content with the way his career turned out.
Via florida.scout.com
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Seniors want net-cutting home finale

Florida's Senior Night could end with a net-cutting ceremony. It would be the ideal home finale for Kenny Boynton, Erik Murphy and Mike Rosario, the team's only seniors and its top three scorers. Together, they have the 11th-ranked Gators poised to become just the fourth team in school history to clinch the Southeastern Conference title outright. Florida (23-5, 13-3) needs...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida seniors want net-cutting home finale

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's Senior Night could end with a net-cutting ceremony. It would be the ideal home finale for Kenny Boynton, Erik Murphy and Mike Rosario -- the team's only seniors and its top three scorers. Together, they have the 11th-ranked Gators poised to become just the fourth team in school history to clinch the Southeastern Conference title outright...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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