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Florida Basketball Players Destroy Students In Pick-Up Game (Video)

A few members of the Florida Gators mens basketball team decided to take some of their NCAA frustrations out on some regular students. In the video courtesy of Adam Pincus, Chris Walker, Scottie Wilbekin, Casey Prather and Kasey Hill decided to take advantage of some open run time. It looks like Walker did most of the unleashing.
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Players Destroy Students In Pick-Up Game (Video)

A few members of the Florida Gators mens basketball team decided to take some of their NCAA frustrations out on some regular students. In the video courtesy of Adam Pincus, Chris Walker, Scottie Wilbekin, Casey Prather and Kasey Hill decided to take advantage of some open run time. It looks like Walker did most of the unleashing.
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida players destroy students in open gym session

Chris Walker, Scottie Wilbekin, Casey Prather and Kasey Hill of the Florida Gators men’s basketball team, decided it would be a grand idea to play against some of there fellow college peers. The outcome was not pretty as the Gators squad made their fellow college students into a Vine highlight tape. Check it out: H/T: TheBigLead The post WATCH: Florida Gators men’s basketball...
Via Pass The Pill
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Basketball Destroys Southwest In Pickup Game

Florida basketball players Chris Walker, Scottie Wilbekin, Kasey Hill and Casey Prather destroyed Southwest Rec in a game of pickup.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

March Madness Obituaries: Florida, Wisconsin Fail to Reach Final

The 2014 national championship game is set, and it's going to feature a No. 7 seed versus a No. 8 seed. Just like everyone thought would happen going into the tournament, right? The unconventional final is thanks to two upsets in the Final Four of a No. 1 and No. 2 seed. Both Florida and Wisconsin had great runs, but neither will be playing for a national title. Here's what...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Donovan has keen understanding of Scottie Wilbekin's disappointment

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The length of time between then and now seemed much longer than reality as the Gators walked off the court here Saturday night. A week ago in Memphis, Scottie Wilbekin was named Most Outstanding Player of the South Region. He cut down a net. He raised a trophy above his head. Wilbekin was the star that led Florida to wins over UCLA and Dayton and a berth in the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn played Ace of Spades to trump Wilbekin and Gators

ARLINGTON, Texas – Scottie Wilbekin would say in the locker room that the cramps didn’t hinder him so much as they surprised him. ”I haven’t been drinking soda or anything,” he said. With red eyes and a broken voice, Wilbekin told reporters in the Florida locker room his health had not been a factor in his performance, which had been substandard in Florida’s 63-53 loss...
Via Fox Sports South
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn's dogged defense clamps down on Florida

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Even a No. 7 seed can knock off the NCAA Tournament's No. 1 seed when it plays defense like UConn did Saturday night. The Huskies locked their jaws on Florida's backcourt and never let go for a 63-53 win in the first national semifinal at AT&T Stadium. UConn's guard combo of Ryan Boatright and Shabazz Napier so disrupted Florida's offense...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida sees season end with offensive issues

The Gators looked poised to cruise to the national title game after the first 11 minutes on Saturday. Florida rushed out to a 16-4 lead, giving Connecticut problems on both ends of the floor. That’s when the Huskies’ defense put the clamps on the Gators, slowing Scottie Wilbekin’s patented drives into the paint before finishing a 63-53 win over Florida.
Via florida.scout.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Defense Powers UCONN over Florida

The score was 16-4 and social media was abuzz that UCONN was going to be blown out by Florida. ESPN even sent out an update asking if the game was over. From that point UCONN outscored Florida 59-37. They simply overpowered Florida with their swarming defense. Billy Donovan said in the post game press conference that his guards specifically Scottie Wilbekin couldn’t get in the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Advances to Championship Game By Thumping Florida After Slow Start

UConn may not always be littered with McDonald’s All American’s, but the school from Storrs, Connecticut does a great job of always making sure they have a talented point guard on the roster. The 2014 Final Four was no exception. The Huskies trailed 16-4 in the first half, but thanks to the play of Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels, they outscored Florida 59...
Via Thacover2
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida upset by UConn in Final Four

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Florida played its worst game of the season on college basketball's biggest stage. And the team's backcourt had a lot to do with it. Southeastern Conference player of the year Scottie Wilbekin and guards Michael Frazier II and Kasey Hill struggled in a 63-53 loss to Connecticut in an NCAA semifinal Saturday night. It ended Florida's season and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Commit Tyler Ulis Doesn’t Think Scottie Wilbekin Is Any Good

Florida point guard Scottie Wilbekin, who was named SEC Player of the Year this season, is having a rough outing in the National Semifinal against UConn. The senior only has four points on 2-of-7 shooting, and is having major issues with UConn’s quick guards Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright. Wilbekin has been great for Florida all year, but he hasn’t made a fan of one young...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Frazier dialed in as Gators ready for showdown with Huskies

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The event is called Final Four Salute and Thursday night it brought together each of the teams participating in college basketball's grand spectacle this weekend in North Texas. Players, coaches and support staff from Florida, Connecticut, Wisconsin and Kentucky all gathered at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in downtown Dallas for some fun and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida's Donovan Counting On Wilbekin To Slow Shabazz

In the second game of their season, the Florida Gators traveled to Madison, Wisc., to face the nationally ranked Badgers. The Gators, then ranked 11th in the country, lost to No. 20 Wisconsin. A few weeks later, Florida's journey to Storrs resulted in a loss to Shabazz Napier and UConn. Eight games into the season, Florida had two losses and was trying to find its identity...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Turning over opponents is the backbone of Gators’ defense

Send to KindleThis Final Four is an interesting scenario for these Florida Gators.  They are number one in the nation for the fifth consecutive week, they have won 30 straight games over the past four months, and awaiting them in Dallas are the two teams that edged this 36-2 dynamo in UConn and Wisconsin.  Oh yeah, and the fourth is SEC rival Kentucky, playing it’s best basketball...
Via College Chalktalk
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Four: 4 Team Player Interview

Julius Randle (Kentucky), Ben Brust (Wisconsin), Niels Giffey (UConn), and Scottie Wilbekin(Florida) met with the national media on Thursday to discuss various aspects of the upcoming Final Four. Here is the video from that media session.
Via florida.scout.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

5 matchups to watch on Final Four Saturday

Brackets are busted. There's the ever-present threat of unpredictability with the NCAA Tournament because, no matter what the regular season offered or what the numbers say on paper, every single game comes down to individual and team matchups. VCU made its run to the Final Four in 2011 because the teams it ran into were disrupted by its Havoc-style pressure and uptempo capabilities...
Via Fox Sports South
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Wilbekin expects distractions

Senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin talked to the media Monday about the Gators first trip to the Final Four. The leader of the number one Florida basketball team knows there will be a lot of distractions in the Dallas area on the trip, and expects his team to fight through them.
Via florida.scout.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

A Gainesville TV Station Couldn’t Air The Gators’ Win, So They Just Reenacted It

Weekend Sports Anchor Zach Aldridge found himself in a bit of a pickle on Saturday, after the 1-seed Florida Gators finally ended the Cinderella dreams of the 11-seed Dayton Flyers with a 62-52 victory. His station, WCJB in Gainesville, didn’t have the rights to broadcast the highlights from the game, so he basically only had two options. He could just describe the vague highlights...
Via With Leather
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA College Basketball: Know Your Final Four Teams

Once again, the NCAA tournament has yet to disappoint.  Teams such as Kentucky and Connecticut headline the papers as the most unlikely to make it to Dallas, for the Final Four. While the “underdogs” grab all the headlines, you can’t forget about the the No. 1 overall seed, Florida Gators. The Gators finished the regular season at 36-2  and 18-0 in conference play. Their...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mr. Clutch Scottie Wilbekin leads Florida to first Final Four appearance since 2007

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- For a brief second, it looked as if Scottie Wilbekin was going to fire another 3-pointer after Dorian Finney-Smith grabbed an offensive rebound off Michael Frazier II's missed 3-pointer in the final minute of the first half. But Wilbekin, Florida's floor leader and Mr. Clutch, took a quick glance at the clock. He realized the Gators could play for the final...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gators defeat Dayton 62-52, advance to Final Four

The Florida Gators pulled away for a 62-52 win over Dayton Saturday night, advancing to the Final Four. UF ended one frustrating streak and extended another one with the victory. The No. 1 seed Gators won their 30th consecutive game. And they finally claimed an Elite Eight victory after losing three consecutive times one step away from the Final Four. UF will play the winner of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Scottie Wilbekin Hits Ice Cold Three Vs. Dayton To End Half

Scottie Wilbekin hit this ice-cold three at the end of the first half of the Florida-Dayton game.
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida versus Dayton preview and prediction

Matchup: The eleventh seeded Dayton Flyers are heading to the Elite Eight for a matchup with first ranked Florida on Saturday evening. Florida, winners of 29 straight games, is coming off of a 79-68 victory over UCLA. The Flyers defeated Stanford last night to earn their third ever trip to the Elite Eight and are in search of their first Final Four since 1967. On Thursday night,...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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