2014 Florida Gators Men's Basketball Road Games
The Florida Gators are known for doing their thing on the gridiron,
but fans around town also know that their basketball program is just about as good as it gets. Come out and see their exciting
roster loaded with playmakers who can do a little bit of everything, as this is a team that tends to be filled with players
who can light up the scoreboard in a real hurry. There has never been a better time to snag a few seats and make sure that
you don't miss a second of the action in another season in which the Gators are hoping to shoot their way back to the Big
But just don't make the mistake of thinking that it's all about the home games, as even though home games at
Stephen O' Connell Center are an absolute must, on the road you'll also encounter plenty of passionate Gators fans whenever
they head out for an away game. With a completely different perspective during a road trip, you'll get a chance to see what
it's like for the Gators to head into hostile territory looking to pull down a win against the odds. Once you're there watching
the big game the way it was meant to be seen, you'll understand exactly why these guys have become icons of the local sports
When the game is on the line and your favorite team is digging in hoping to come
up with a clutch defensive stop, there is nothing close to the experience you can have from the stands, though that's not
something that you're going to learn sitting on your couch. Ditch the flatscreen and head out to an amazing matchup that will
have you jumping out of your seat with regularity as the Gators look to pile up the wins and make a move up the standings
in arguably the toughest athletic conference in all of college athletics. Home or away, there has never been a better time
to get out and see the big game up close and personal.
Against teams like Kentucky, Georgia,
Auburn and many more in the SEC, the Gators get to go up against some of the toughest teams in college hoops, though the Gators
also have plenty of talented players that know how to wreak havoc on their opponents from game to game and season to season.
The roster is always a squad loaded with up-and-coming underclassmen to go along with savvy upperclassmen that know how to
get the job done, making them steadily dangerous no matter who thy go up against. When the buzz of the crowd is getting taken
to the next level with a top-tier opponent, with the game still up in the air in a crucial battle, you'll be glad that you're
not still sitting at home.
Florida Gators Trivia
Did you know that more than two dozen different Florida
Gators have played in the NBA?
Including current stars like Al Horford, Joakim Noah, Corey Brewer and many more, the
Gators have had one superstar after another come through campus, and that's a tradition that isn't likely to change any time
in the near future. There has never been a better time to come out and see the next great Gators team as they look to light
up the scoreboard and give their fans another thrilling season loaded with rim-rocking moments that will have everyone talking
all over town.
Florida Gators History
One of the greatest moments in University of Florida history came
in 2006, when the Gators won the national championship in both football and basketball. They followed it up by winning in
2007 on the hardwood as well, only this time against Ohio State. The SEC is never exactly lacking in great matchups, and the
Gators are always in the middle of the heart-pounding excitement or another, making it a great idea to keep an eye on the
calendar to make sure that you don't miss a second of the action. Once you're there in the stands, you'll be glad that you're
not sitting there watching from home and trying to imagine what the atmosphere is like, as it will be a bit like trying to
gauge the scope of Mt. Everest through a postage stamp.
The Gators play their home games at
the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, Florida, a place that is always rocking with fans ready to show their support
for their school in hopes of building on its winning tradition. But even though home games are an absolute must, it can also
be just as exciting to be there on the road when the Gators take to the court for an epic battle against a talented opponent.
With SEC battles tending to be loaded with superstars and fans all over the SEC known for their passion and enthusiasm, there
is nothing that tops big-time college basketball played at this level.