Tag Archives: Billy Donovan

Anthony Grant returning to Florida

Anthony Grant is returning to Florida. Fired as head coach at Alabama after six seasons as the Crimson Tide’s head coach, Grant, 48, is returning to Gainesville, where he was Billy Donovan’s assistant from 1996 through 2006. “I’m extremely appreciative … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan not happy about free throw disparity

NASHVILLE — After his team’s 64-49 loss to Kentucky in the first round of the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament  — Florida’s third loss to UK this season — Gators coach Billy Donovan said he thought the difference in the game … Continue reading

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Three more things from an undefeated regular season

Besides my column on Kentucky’s undefeated regular season, here are three more things from the Cats’ 67-50 win over visiting Florida.

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Billy Donovan: ‘May not happen again for a long time’

After his team lost 67-50 to Kentucky at Rupp Arena, Florida coach Billy Donovan said that UK’s undefeated regular season might not happen again for a long time and that people should reflect and appreciate the accomplishment. Here are Donovan … Continue reading

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Florida hoping to have Michael Frazier back

Florida is optimistic that it will have Michael Frazier back Saturday when the Gators play No. 1 Kentucky at Rupp Arena. The 6-foot-4 guard has missed Florida’s last seven games after suffering a high ankle sprain in Florida’s 68-61 loss … Continue reading

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Kentucky-Florida post-game videos

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Videos of Aaron Harrison, Karl-Anthony Towns, John Calipari and Billy Donovan after Kentucky’s 68-61 win over Florida in the O’Connell Center on Saturday night.

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SEC: Vanderbilt lives on edge at CWS

SEC links for Wednesday: Virginia beat Vanderbilt 7-2 last night in the College World Series to force a deciding game tonight in Omaha. David Climer of the Tennessean writes that as usual the Commodores are living on the edge. Florida … Continue reading

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Late night links: May 27

Some late night links: SEC picks St. Louis for its 2018 conference basketball tournament and Tampa for its 2022 tourney. Billy Donovan is not guaranteeing he will return to Florida. He doesn’t want to be labeled a liar if circumstances … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan says tournament has changed

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Interesting question and answer today during Florida’s press conference previewing Saturday’s first Final Four game between the No. 1-ranked Gators and Connecticut. Florida coach Billy Donovan was asked about the amount of money that coaches make in … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan: “You kind of have to stay the course”

Transcript of Billy Donovan quotes after his Gators beat UK 69-59 at Rupp Arena on Saturday night. On his team’s experience against Kentucky’s experience being a difference … “Yeah, you know, I don’t know. Obviously John (Calipari) knows his team. … Continue reading

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