Birmingham Bound, Gators Set Course for SEC Media Day

With their 2019-20 regular season opener just 20 days away, University of Florida women’s basketball head coach Cameron Newbauer and student-athletes Kiki Smith and Zada Williams will travel to Birmingham, Ala. to meet with the media at the annual SEC Tipoff event at Grand Bohemian Hotel. The Gators will participate in the morning session beginning at 10:40 […]

Women’s Basketball to Host Field Trip Day Nov. 18

The University of Florida women’s basketball team is excited to announce that it will host its second annual Field Trip Day on Monday, Nov. 18 at Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Tipoff is set for 10:30 a.m. ET as local schools are invited to checkout the Gators battle Presbyterian College. Admission will […]

Gators to Appear Seven Times on National Television

A total of seven University of Florida women’s basketball games have been selected to air nationally on the ESPN family of networks, the Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday. The Gators are set to play in five nationally televised home games at Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center, their most since the 2014-15 season. In […]

Moore to Attend SEC Basketball Leadership Council Meeting

Sophomore forward Kristina Moore has been selected to represent the Florida women’s basketball program this weekend at the SEC Basketball Leadership Council meeting at conference headquarters in Birmingham. Moore joins men’s basketball’s Dontay Bassett as the two Gators convene with fellow student-athletes from across the SEC to discuss issues related to student-athlete experience, student-athlete wellness, and to […]

Freshmen Focus – Get to Know Women’s Basketball’s Rookie Quartet

Freshmen Focus Get to know women’s basketball’s rookie quartet. Link to web article Vancouver, New York, Utah, Florida. The newest group of Gator women’s basketball players Faith Dut, Nina Rickards, Lavender Briggs and Brylee Bartram have journeyed to the Swamp from all over the country (and Canada), one as far as 3,000 miles and one just a short cruise up […]

SEC Schedule Unveiled for Women’s Basketball

The Southeastern Conference office released the 2019-20 women’s basketball conference slate Wednesday morning as the Gators learned their assignments for the upcoming season. Florida women’s basketball is set to host Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Tennessee, LSU, Georgia, Ole Miss, Arkansas and South Carolina at Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Florida opens its conference season on the road for […]

Nakkasoglu and Williams Earn Degrees

Former University of Florida women’s basketball guard Funda Nakkasoglu and returning redshirt-senior Zada Williams are among 33 Gator student-athlete graduates to be honored at Saturday’s summer commencement ceremony in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Nakkasgolu completed her graduate studies in management this summer and departs Gainesville with two diplomas as she also earned a bachelor’s […]

Briggs Tabbed to Jordan Brand Classic Roster

2019 University of Florida women’s basketball signee Lavender Briggs has been tabbed one of 24 players nationwide to play in the Jordan Brand Classic. Briggs becomes the first women’s basketball signee to be named to the event’s roster which is in its 18th year (fifth year for the girls’ game). The Jordan Brand Classic will […]

Gators Fall to Missouri as SEC Tournament Run Comes to an End

Redshirt-senior Funda Nakkasoglu scored a team-best 14 and tallied her 25thdouble-figure scoring game of the season, but the Gators were unable to keep pace with Missouri which poured in 13 three-pointers and shot 53 percent from the floor.   Nakkasoglu, finishing in double figures for the ninth straight game to close the season, knocked down her 84th […]

Big Third Quarter Pushes Gators Past Ole Miss and Into Second Round in Greenville

Fueled by a 25-point third quarter, the No. 13-seed University of Florida women’s basketball team earned a 64-57 win over No. 12 Ole Miss on Wednesday afternoon in the opening round of the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament held at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. With the victory, UF advances to the second round where it will […]