Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan has his team poised to win another national championship this year and it’s helped land him a raise from the school.
The Florida Gators finished off an undefeated season of SEC play Sunday with a victory over the Kentucky Wildcats for the SEC Championship. The Gators reward was the number one overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.
The Missouri Tigers needed a victory to get into the NCAA Tournament. After facing off with the number one team in the country, the Florida Gators, in the SEC Tournament; Mizzou won’t be going dancing.
The University of Florida, a likely number one seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament, will begin play Friday in the SEC Tournament against the Missouri Tigers.
It may come as a surprise to non-college basketball fans, but the number one team in the country is from the Sunshine State as head coach Billy Donovan has the Florida Gators poised again to “chase greatness.”
When the AP released this week’s college basketball Top 25 there was a new team at the top that hasn’t been there since 2007, the Florida Gators.
The University of Miami men’s basketball team started out last season with a loss to Florida Gulf Coast University before reeling off one of the most memorable seasons in team history.
Dunk City. The last time that nickname was used, Florida Gulf Coast University was making an improbable run in the NCAA Tournament in March. A lot has changed for the FGCU Eagles since then, but they head into the next season hoping to show they aren’t a flash in the pan.
Florida International University is set to name Anthony Evans as the team’s new men’s basketball coach later Tuesday, but CBS4’s Sports team caught up with Evans late Monday as he arrived in Miami to ask him about his new job.
The Miami Hurricanes’ dream season came to an end in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. But even as head coach Jim Larranaga heads to the Final Four this weekend as a spectator; he’s laid the foundation for a team he hope can get to the championship soon.