December 6th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

“We’re putting your name on the O’Dome floor,” Foley told the future Hall-of-Famer and winningest coach in program history. That was Oct. 9 and it all became official Friday when the UF Board of Trustees unanimously passed the motion during its fall meeting. On Feb. 15, when the Gators welcome Vanderbilt for a Saturday night showdown, the floor at Exactech Arena/O’Connell Center will be christened and forever known as “Billy Donovan Court.” “I was totally shocked,” Donovan said of the moment both Stricklin and Foley, who hired Donovan in 1996, delivered the news. Read More.

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