Ruffled at Rupp SEC tourney bye on line in Lexington for UF
Somewhere in the rafters, ghosts reside.Demons that caused Florida to blow a 12-point first-half lead a season ago, that prevented ex-Gator point guard Ryan Appleby from dribbling the ball past halfcourt two years ago in a humiliating loss.
Gators' future depends on regaining attitude of past
Coach Donovan wants his struggling players to remember how they felt at start of season
Gators Trying To Earn Way
Joakim Noah's chin dug into his chest that night in Columbia, S.C. Disgust dripped from every syllable that passed the University of Florida forward's lips.
UF eyes sweep against Wildcats
Kentucky Coach Tubby Smith has pulled a 180, shaking up this team as much as any time in his coaching tenure here. Florida Coach Billy Donovan keeps preaching the same message with the funny acronym he says has worked for his young team the entire season.
Wildcats still in Gators' way
Even now, after the Florida Gators have bounced all over the NCAA charts, climbing as high as No. 2 in the nation before slipping out of the race for first in the Southeastern Conference's East division, it is still about Kentucky.
UK's tiny lineup gets start in big game
The longstanding tradition of assigning names to the University of Kentucky's most revered basketball teams takes a new twist today.
Sparks leaves his mark
The mother of all post-game celebrations was happening in the University of Kentucky locker room, where the least likely Wildcat could be found engineering the festivities.
Piece of Africa in Gator's heart
Many eyes will be on Florida center Joakim Noah, whose then career-high 26 points helped beat Kentucky last month. But two sets of eyes in Rupp Arena today figure to be especially trained on Noah: his father, former professional tennis star Yannick Noah, and his grandfather, Zacharie, a soccer player good enough in his younger days to play for his native Cameroon in the 1961 French Cup.
Revamped Wildcats face Gators
Kentucky coach Tubby Smith has pulled a 180, shaking up his team as much as any time in his coaching tenure there.
Pundits had it wrong about SEC
In a mood usually reserved for when our food runs out in the press box, we mudball throwers were having a fine time with the poor basketball fortunes of the SEC.
What we'll see
Before the LSU game, Lukasz Obrzut flirted with insanity: "I don't see anybody having an advantage on me." Then Glen Davis scored 11 of the Tigers' first 12 points while Woo stood flat-footed. Now Rekalin Sims has promised "something for (Florida's Joakim Noah)." We hope it's not weak defense and a complete lack of coordination in the paint when the Gators come to Rupp. (Noon, CBS-27)
Gators' postseason hopes rest in Bluegrass State
Just a couple of weeks ago, Florida was a Top Ten team and looked to have all but locked up a top four seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Being left behind augmented UF's Augenstein
A year ago, he had a flat fastball and a slow, easy-to-spot curveball. He had neither command nor composure. His ERA was fluffed up to 7.88.
Pitching, key hits lift Gators
When he was 8 years old, Avery Barnes was pictured on a poster for Florida baseball, he and two other boys looking over the fence at Perry Field theoretically dreaming of one day playing for the Gators.
Gymnasts turn in high road score
The No. 2 Florida gymnastics team did something no other team has done this season, as the Gators ended No. 14 Arizona's five-meet home win streak by taking the triangular win Friday night.