Florida

Official Name: 
University of Florida
Nickname: 
Gators
Mailing Address: 

Central Receiving
Gale Lemerand Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611

Telephone: 
(352) 375-4683
Fax: 
(352) 375-4809
Enrollment: 
47,370
Arena: 

Stephen C. O'Connell Center
Capacity: 12,000
Year Opened: 1980

School Colors: 
Orange and Blue
Conference: 

Southeastern (since 1933)/Eastern Division

Final AP Top 10 Rankings: 

(3) 2001, 2003, and 2007

NCAA Division I Tournament Appearances: 

(15) 1987, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010
29-13 record (.690)
Reached Final Four in 1994 (T3rd), 2000 (2nd), 2006 (1st) and 2007 (1st)

NIT Appearances: 

(9) 1969, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1992, 1993, 1998, 2008, and 2009
11-11 record (.500)
Finished 4th in 1986 and 1992 and tied for 3rd in 2008

All-Time Winningest Coach: 

Billy Donovan (14 years from 1997-2010, 331-139 record, .704)

All-Time Scoring Leader: 

Ronnie Williams (2,090 points from 1981-84)

All-Time Rebounding Leader: 

Neal Walk (1,181 from 1967-69)

Single-Game Individual Scoring Record: 

Tony Miller (54 points as junior vs. Chicago State on 2/29/72)

All-American Selections: 
NCAA Consensus Second-Team All-Americans: 

Individual Single-Game Scoring Record Box Score:

Tony Miller (54 vs. Chicago State)
February 29, 1972 (junior/26.7 ppg)

1

2

Total

Florida

67

53

120

Chicago State

28

41

69

Name

FG

FT

PTS

Miller

21-38

12-17

54

Fletcher

1-1

0-0

2

Ceravolo

2-4

0-0

4

Hoover

5-8

0-1

10

Williams

4-14

3-3

11

Thompson

3-6

7-8

13

Boe

3-4

0-2

6

Waddell

4-7

0-0

8

Brown

2-3

1-1

5

Van Ness

3-5

1-1

7

Totals

48-90

24-33

120

Percentages

.533

.727

Name

FG

FT

PTS

Blakley

2-9

0-2

4

Chavers

2-4

2-4

6

Copenhaver

2-3

0-0

4

Eberhardt

3-8

0-2

6

Frever

1-3

9-15

11

Kidd

8-20

8-11

24

Mason

1-6

0-0

2

Notree

5-11

2-4

12

Sanford

0-1

0-0

0

Totals

24-65

21-38

69

Percentages

.389

.553

Coach

Seasons

Years

Record

W-L %

Best Season(s)

Record

C.J. McCoy

1

1916

5-1

.833

1916

5-1

W.G. Klein

2

1921-22

10-11

.476

1922

5-5

C.Y. "Check" Byrd

1

1923

2-5

.286

1923

2-5

James L. White

2

1924-25

7-17

.292

1924

5-10

Brady Cowell

8

1926-33

62-86

.419

1930

10-4

Ben Clemmons

3

1934-36

24-24

.500

1934

11-7

Josh Cody

1

1937

5-13

.278

1937

5-13

Sam J. McAlister

10

1938-42, 1947-51

119-96

.553

1941

15-3

Spurgeon Cherry

3

1943, 1945-46

22-33

.400

1943

8-7

John W. Mauer

9

1952-60

98-102

.490

1953

13-6

Norman Sloan

15

1961-66, 1981-89

235-194

.548

1965

18-7

Tommy Bartlett

7

1967-73

95-85

.528

1967

21-4

John Lotz

7

1974-80

83-88

.487

1977

17-9

Ed Visscher

1

1980

3-14

.176

1980

3-14

Don DeVoe

1

1990

7-21

.250

1990

7-21

Lon Kruger

6

1991-96

104-80

.565

1994

29-8

Billy Donovan

15

1997-2011

360-147

.710

2007

35-5

  • All-Time W-L Record: 1,240-1,028 (.547) from 1916 through 2011.
  • NOTES: Florida did not field a formal team in 1917, 1918, 1919 and 1944
  • Florida competed without an official coach in 1920 (2-5 record)
  • The Gators vacated a total of five NCAA Tournament games in 1987 (2-1 record) and 1988 (1-1).