GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida forward Kerry Blackshear Jr., the team's second-leading scorer and leading rebounder, is questionable for the Southeastern Conference Tournament because of a...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Fulkerson knew the shot clock was winding down and Tennessee needed something to halt a furious Florida comeback.
LSU (19-8, 10-4) vs. Florida (17-10, 9-5)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: LSU goes for the season sweep over Florida after winning...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida opened and closed the first half with 3-pointers, a fitting tribute on a night the program honored former coach Billy Donovan.
Vanderbilt (9-15, 1-10) vs. Florida (15-9, 7-4)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Vanderbilt seeks revenge on Florida after dropping...
Florida (14-9, 6-4) vs. Texas A&M (11-11, 5-5)
Reed Arena, College Station, Texas; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two senior forwards will be on display as Kerry Blackshear Jr....
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The second season, proclaimed by Mississippi coach Kermit Davis as the month of February, has been a rousing success after two games.
Florida (12-8, 4-3) vs. Vanderbilt (8-12, 0-7)
Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida looks to extend Vanderbilt's conference losing streak to...
Mississippi State (12-7, 3-3) vs. Florida (12-7, 4-2)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two forwards will be on display as Reggie...
Florida (12-5, 4-1) vs. LSU (13-4, 5-0)
Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: LSU looks for its sixth straight conference win against...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Omar Payne was an afterthought in Florida's highly touted recruiting class, which featured high school All-Americans Scottie Lewis and Tre Mann.
No. 4 Auburn (15-1, 3-1) vs. Florida (11-5, 3-1)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida; Saturday, 1:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 4 Auburn presents a tough challenge for...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida responded from its worst performance of the season with one of its best.
It's what most everyone has come to expect from coach Mike White's consistently...
Florida (10-4, 2-0) vs. Missouri (8-6, 0-2)
Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Missouri; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida visits Missouri in a SEC matchup. Florida beat South Carolina...
Florida (9-4, 1-0) vs. South Carolina (8-5, 0-0)
Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: SEC foes meet as Florida battles South Carolina....
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Noah Locke and his Florida teammates knew what was coming. Alabama had run the same set on its previous two inbound plays.
Alabama (7-5, 0-0) vs. Florida (8-4, 0-0)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Alabama and Florida meet in the first SEC game of the...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida may have found a turning point in its up-and-down season.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. and Keyontae Johnson scored 21 points apiece and the Gators overwhelmed Long...
Long Beach State (4-10) vs. Florida (7-4)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Long Beach State and Florida look to bounce back from...
Utah State (11-2) vs. Florida (7-3)
BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 2:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two forwards will be on display as Justin Bean and Utah State will take on Kerry...
Providence (6-5) vs. Florida (6-3)
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida faces Providence in a non-conference matchup. Providence beat Stony...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Mike White took an unusual, maybe even unprecedented, approach to his team's offensive woes: he scrapped the entire system.
Florida (6-2) vs. No. 24 Butler (8-0)
Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 24 Butler presents a tough challenge for Florida. Florida has played a...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Florida coach Mike White’s not sure where his Gators will end up this season. He just finally likes the direction they’re headed.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson saw Florida’s big lead shrink to almost nothing in the final minute. He made sure his teammates didn’t let this one get away from the Gators.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Florida leading scorer Kerry Blackshear Jr. was ejected for a flagrant two foul for what appeared to be an elbow that hit Saint Joseph’s guard Taylor Funk.
Florida (2-2) vs. Saint Joseph's (2-2)
Charleston Classic , TD Arena, Charleston, South Carolina; Thursday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida and Saint Joseph's will meet in the...
No. 15 Florida (2-1) vs. UConn (1-1)
XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 15 Florida visits UConn in an early season matchup. Florida won 66-60 over...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Boasting a No. 6 ranking before the season started, Florida has resembled more of a pretender than a contender in the early going.
Towson (2-1) vs. No. 15 Florida (1-1)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 15 Florida hosts Towson in an early season matchup....
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Revamped rosters, familiar result.
Devin Vassell scored 13 points, M.J. Walker added 12 and Florida State upset No. 6 Florida 63-51 on Sunday, extending its series...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kerry Blackshear Jr.'s Florida debut came in front of his mom and several other family members. It's one of the reasons he chose to play in Gainesville, about a two-hour...
The days of roster building from the high school ranks are long over, and any college basketball coach with aspirations of playing deep into March knows the transfer market is just as...
Mike Young's first victories as Virginia Tech's coach came before he coached his first game.
When he left Wofford after 30 years to take over the program that made him love basketball, Young...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has given basketball coach Mike White a raise and a two-year contract extension that places him under contract through the 2024-25 season.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has landed a third transfer in the last three months by signing former Cleveland State point guard Tyree Appleby.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida power forward Isaiah Stokes, the younger brother of former Tennessee standout Jarnell Stokes, is transferring after two years of injuries and...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. is transferring to Florida and will be eligible to play immediately.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The final seconds ticked down and the celebration began for Virginia Tech. The more than half-century wait for a return to the Sweet 16 was finally over.
No. 12 seed Liberty (29-6) vs. No. 4 seed Virginia Tech (25-8)
NCAA Tournament Second Round, SAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, California; Sunday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
No. 5 seed Virginia Tech (24-7, 13-6) vs. No. 4 seed Florida State (25-6, 13-5)
Atlantic Coast Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina; Thursday, 1:30...
Miami (14-17, 6-13) vs. No. 5 seed Virginia Tech (23-7, 12-6)
Atlantic Coast Conference Tourney Second Round, Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina; Wednesday, 1 p.m. EDT
Miami (13-16, 5-12) vs. No. 15 Virginia Tech (22-7, 11-6)
Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Virginia; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 15 Virginia Tech looks to give Miami its ninth...
No. 15 Virginia Tech (22-6, 11-5) vs. No. 14 Florida State (23-6, 11-5)
Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
No. 3 Duke (24-3, 12-2) vs. No. 20 Virginia Tech (21-6, 10-5)
Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Virginia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two ranked teams battle as No. 3 Duke visits No....
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Kerry Blackshear Jr. is so pivotal to Virginia Tech's success that coach Buzz Williams begins sweating foul trouble as soon as his junior star commits his...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy scored 23 points and No. 3 Virginia pulled away in the second half to beat No. 20 Virginia Tech 64-58 on Monday night.
Ty Jerome added 16 points and De'Andre Hunter had 10 for the Cavaliers (23-2, 11-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who swept the regular-season series with their state rivals and won for the sixth time in their last eight visits to Cassell Coliseum.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kerry Blackshear Jr. was mid-answer when the sight of a couple of Virginia Tech teammates recording his postgame interview with phone in hand became a bit too intrusive.
"I'm panicking, boy," Blackshear said. "You've got to get that off me."
It was the first time all day the junior forward looked rattled. Blackshear poured in a season-high 29 points during a near flawless performance to lead the 22nd-ranked Hokies to a 70-64 victory over slumping Pittsburgh on Saturday.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ty Outlaw admitted that he was excited about the prospect of playing Georgia Tech.
But Outlaw's reasoning wasn't because of the Yellow Jackets' sub-.500 record or their five-game losing streak. Instead, he cited a more tactical reason.
"I love it when they play zone," Outlaw said.
Outlaw did his share of damage against Georgia Tech's zone defense, scoring a season-high 20 points, as No. 22 Virginia Tech defeated the Yellow Jackets 76-68 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Ahmed Hill scored 15 points, Kerry Blackshear Jr. added 14 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 9 Virginia Tech overcame a terrible shooting performance to beat Georgia Tech 52-49 on Wednesday night.
The Hokies (14-1, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won their ninth straight game for the school's best start to a season since the 1982-83 team had an identical record. They never trailed after Georgia Tech led in the first minute.