Tag Archives: Billy Donovan

Is This Billy Donovan’s Worst Team Since 1998?

1998 was a long time ago. Steve Spurrier was still coaching football in Gainesville. AOL was how a lot of people were accessing the internet. I was still a student, working in the SID’s office with the women’s soccer team … Continue reading

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Examining the Gators Close Game Woes

A few weeks back, Gators fans waited patiently for the Indiana-Michigan State game to end on ESPN before the network switched over to Florida-Missouri. While we waited, we were treated to a great finish with the Hoosiers pulling out the … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan’s Creation: UF is a Hoops School

A packed O’Dome watched the Gators eviscerate a legitimate top-20 Missouri team today. The shocking thing was how unsurprising it was. This is a very good team. Of course, those packed stands have been a rare sight this season, despite … Continue reading

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Quick Love for Gators hoops

You don’t need to read the whole article, especially if you aren’t an NBA geek. But as a Gator, you should quickly jump on this link to a Grantland story from Zach Lowe. In it, he discusses some of the … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan his career, legacy, and the future

William John Donovan Jr. is the name he was born with. But he’s known by a few other names… to most of us it’s Billy Donovan, and others call him BillyD or Billy “The Kid”.  The latter isn’t so fitting … Continue reading

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Prep Teams: The changing landscape of high school basketball

Private high schools have been pulling top athletic talent for years. Often luring under privileged students to play sports for their schools. Boarding schools do this on the regular for basketball in particular. An example of this is Oak Hill Academy in … Continue reading

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Decision Time: Kyle Anderson

This weekend, as The University of Florida gears up for it’s first SEC Conference game of the season versus the University of Tennessee, a very important visitor will be weighing his options. Kyle Anderson, a Top 5 2012 hoops recruit … Continue reading

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Meet Walter Pitchford

Billy Donovan has done a fantastic job at Florida, you know for a basketball coach at a “football school”. Two National Titles and a few other trips to the Sweet 16 and beyond have proved that Donovan knows what he … Continue reading

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Billy Donovans Legacy – The Lost Championship

All day today the sports world was buzzing. A highly respected coach had won his 3rd career NCAA Championship. He came to a program when it was nothing and single-handedly built it into a legitimate powerhouse. This coach is now … Continue reading

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These Gators “Find a Way” like ’94 Predecessors

There has been some chatter about the 2000 matchup between Florida and Butler. Of course that was a historic March Madness moment, Mike Miller driving the lane for the winning layup. I remember it as if it was yesterday. It … Continue reading

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