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Barr Rises As One Of Nation’s Top High Jumpers

By on March 9th, 2015 | Last updated: March 9, 2015 at 7:55 pm

Gainesville athlete Kieme Barr is one of the top-10 high jumpers in the country. He will represent the United States in July in the Down Under 2015 Australian Tournament if he can raise enough money.

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NCAA Released Infractions Report On Florida Football Program

By and on February 20th, 2015 | Last updated: February 20, 2015 at 2:43 pm

UF will not receive any penalties because of steps the institution took once the claim was brought to its attention.

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Florida Hangs On Against Vanderbilt To Earn Much Needed Win

By on February 19th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 3:44 pm

It was another close game at home for the Gators, who managed to squeeze past Vanderbilt 50-47 on Wednesday night. This win stops the team’s four game losing streak.

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Gators Can’t Hold On To Take Down Top Ranked Wildcats

By on February 8th, 2015 | Last updated: February 9, 2015 at 5:13 pm

The Florida Gators lost to the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, 68-61.The Gators led by two points going into halftime, but Kentucky answered back with a strong second half, outscoring the Gators 40-31.

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Gators Hold Off Arkansas With Clutch Free Throw Performance

By on February 1st, 2015 | Last updated: February 1, 2015 at 7:44 pm

Saturday’s matchup between the Florida Gators and Arkansas Razorbacks came down to the wire. The Gators were able to secure the 56-55 victory with the help of Michael Frazier II’s clutch performance at the free throw line.

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LSU Hands Gators Second Straight Loss

By on January 20th, 2015 | Last updated: January 20, 2015 at 11:54 pm

The LSU Tigers defeated the Gators 79-61, making this the team’s second straight loss. The Tigers had three players who scored in double-digits. Florida is now 3-2 in SEC play, and 10-8 overall.

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Gators Roll Over Auburn At Home

By on January 16th, 2015 | Last updated: January 16, 2015 at 12:56 pm

With a 75-55 blowout victory over the Auburn Tigers, the Gators move to 3-0 in SEC play, and now have an overall record of 10-6. Dorian Finney-Smith lead the charge against the Tigers, scoring a team-high 14 points.

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Gators Squeeze By ECU To Win The Birmingham Bowl

By on January 4th, 2015 | Last updated: January 4, 2015 at 2:15 pm

The Birmingham Bowl was no easy victory for the Florida Gators, as they battled Eastern Carolina down to the final minutes of the game, winning by a score of 28-20.

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We Crunched The Numbers — Find Out How Muschamp’s Coaching Effectiveness Score Compared

By on December 26th, 2014 | Last updated: December 22, 2014 at 10:37 am

Former Florida Gators football coach Will Muschamp’s “coach effectiveness score” landed him close to the bottom in a comparison with other Southeastern Conference teams and with all four-year coaches in the other five “power conferences.”

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Local High Schools Use Technology To Battle Brain Trauma On The Field

By on December 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 22, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Between 1.6 and 3.8 million Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are diagnosed each year in the United States, most of which are concussions. Football is the leading cause of TBIs according to the CDC. Some area high schools are using technology to help battle brain trauma on the field.

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