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McCall a top candidate for vacant assistant job

April 3, 2011 | By Adam Silverstein
Florida Atlantic Owls assistant coach Matt McCall is a top candidate for the vacant position on Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan’s coaching staff, two sources close to the team told OGGOA...

Shyatt agrees to become Wyoming head coach

March 31, 2011 | By Adam Silverstein
Returning to a team he led for one season over a decade ago, Florida Gators assistant basketball coach Larry Shyatt has agreed to become the new head coach of the Wyoming Cowboys....

Florida assistant Pitino up for Gulf Coast job

March 16, 2011 | By Adam Silverstein
Less than one year go, OGGOA learned that Florida Gators assistant basketball coach Richard Pitino interviewed with Iona for their head coaching vacancy. Just under 12 months later, head coach Billy Donovan...

Gainesville native returning home with Kent State

December 8, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
For most players and fans, the Florida Gators squaring off against the Kent State Golden Flashes is just another out-of-conference game against a mid-major opponent before the Southeastern Conference slate begins. However,...

2010-11 Florida Media Day: Billy Donovan speaks

October 14, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
Florida Gators head basketball coach Billy Donovan and a number of players represented the team at the 2010-11 Florida Media Day on Wednesday in Gainesville, FL. Read on for news and notes...

2010 basketball recruiting far from over for Gators

April 19, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
Florida Gators basketball fans are not the only ones who recognize the team needs an influx of young talent next season. Head coach Billy Donovan is also well aware of this and...

Is Pitino the next Donovan assistant out the door?

March 31, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
At one point in his career, Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan was an up-and-coming assistant coach, learning under then-Kentucky coach Rick Pitino for six years (1989-1994) before moving on to his...

Florida scrapes by then blows out Georgia So.

November 18, 2009 | By Adam Silverstein
Though the score may not suggest it, the Florida Gators men’s basketball team (2-0) grinded out a 69-49 victory over the Georgia Southern Eagles (1-2) Wednesday night in the Stephen C. O’Connell...
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