ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored a season-high 27 points, Tyree Appleby added 21 and Florida hit 14 3-pointers in beating Georgia 84-72 on Saturday.
Fleming, a grad transfer who played four years at Charleston Southern, was born and raised in Athens.
GAINSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr., had his best game at Florida with four 3-pointers and 20 points and the Gators rolled past Stony Brook 87-62 on Tuesday.
Fleming, a graduate transfers from Charleston Southern was 4 of 5 from distance, shooting 6 of 8 overall and making four free throws.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Colin Castleton had 15 points, a career-high 16 rebounds and six blocks for the Florida Gators, who knocked off No. 20 Florida State 71-55 on Sunday to end a seven-game losing streak in the series.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida might have its best defensive team in nearly a decade, an experienced group that seems to fit perfectly with coach Mike White’s style.
White added three defensive stalwarts via the NCAA transfer portal, led by two-time Big South defensive player of the year Phlandrous Fleming and Summit League defensive player of the year Brandon McKissic, to bolster a lineup the Gators believe will be able to compete in the stacked Southeastern Conference.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida rounded out its roster for next season by adding 6-foot-9 forward Tuongthach Gatkek on Friday.
Gatkek joins the Gators after spending last season with Trinity Valley Community College in Texas, where he averaged 10 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.2 blocked shots.