Location: Gainesville, Florida

Mascot: Gators

Conference: Southeastern Conference (SEC)

Last Season: 27-9, NCAA Tournament Elite Eight


Overall record: 1,391-1,086 (.561)

National Championships: 2 (2007, 2006)

NCAA Final Four Appearances: 5

NCAA Tournament Appearances: 20

Conference Championships: 9

Conference Tournament Championships: 4

Head Coach: Mike White

– In his second season at Florida in 2016-17, led the Gators to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight, a 27-9 record and a second-place SEC finish at 14-4
– Named SEC Coach of the Year and the USBWA and NABC District Coach of the Year, while also being a semifinalist for Naismith Coach of the Year last season
– In his six years as a head coach, White has now earned conference Coach of the Year honors three times
– White’s 48 wins through his first two years rank fourth in SEC history, only surpassed by coaches at Kentucky
– In 2015-16, White matched a program record with 21 wins in his first season as head coach at the University of Florida, leading the Gators to a five-win improvement over the previous season
– The 2014-15 Conference USA Coach of the Year, White came to the Gators after leading Louisiana Tech to a 101-40 record (.716) over the past four seasons, including three straight conference championships

Record vs. Motion Bracket teams

(dating back to 1949)

2-1 (Last meeting: Lost 71-74; March 26, 2011)
2-6 (Last meeting: Lost 74-84; Dec. 6, 2016)
1-2 (Last meeting: Lost 72-77; Nov. 25, 2016)
5-8 (Last meeting: Won 74-66; March 20, 2016)
Never Met
0-4 (Last meeting: Lost 65-69; Nov. 27, 2002)
3-4 (Last meeting: Lost 82-85; Dec. 9, 1997)