On an "End of Gregulation" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, host Greg Luca is joined by alligatorSports writers Joe Morgan, Phil Heilman and Landon Watnick to talk Gators football and basketball. The guys open by discussing the hiring of special teams coordinator Jeff Choate and the transfer of guard Jessamen Dunker. From there the conversation moves to the NFL Draft, during which eight Gators were selected and another six signed as undrafted free agents. The topic then spontaneously shifts to Tim Tebow's release and what his next move may be. Next up is the UF hoops segment, during which the guys discuss incoming transfer Eli Carter and project a starting five for the 2013-14 season. Finally, the show wraps up with a little bit of reflection as Luca signs off for one last time.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
On a "Markevious Bingo" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, host Greg Luca is joined by a throng of alligatorSports writers to talk Gators football, baseball and men's and women's basketball. Spring football is up first, as Joe Morgan, Adam Pincus and Phil Heilman discuss the spring's hottest stories and take a position-by-position look ahead to the 2013 season. Pincus then takes center stage to break down UF baseball's slow start and outline the keys to getting back on the top of the Southeastern Conference. Heilman leads the way in a discussion of the women's basketball team's run to the WNIT Final Four, and then Landon Watnick jumps on to put the 2012-13 Gators basketball season to bed. The guys analyze UF's loss in the Elite Eight and remember Florida's departed seniors. This show runs more than 90 minutes, so it'd probably be best to take it in small doses.
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
On a "Spunky bunch" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, host Greg Luca is joined by alligatorSports hoops writer Landon Watnick to preview Florida's trip to Dallas for the Sweet 16. After recapping UF's wins against Northwestern State and Minnesota, the guys look ahead to the matchup with surprising underdog Florida Gulf Coast. From there, the guys look ahead to potential Elite Eight opponents Kansas and Michigan. Next, a special guest jumps on for a discussion of the state of UF's basketball program and whether Billy Donovan would ever consider taking another job. Finally, the guys wrap up the show with their South region predictions.
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
On an "NCAA Tournament Extravaganza" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, host Greg Luca is joined by alligatorSports assistant editor Phil Heilman to preview the Big Dance. The guys talk about SEC Awards for Billy Donovan and Erik Murphy before recapping Florida's weekend at the SEC Tournament. Next, the guys look forward to the NCAA Tournament, assessing UF's chances and breaking down its path before predicting every other tournament game, including selections for the Final Four and National Championship.
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Saturday, March 2, 2013
On an "Outphysicaling" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, host Greg Luca is joined by alligatorSports basketball writer Landon Watnick to catch up on the latest in Florida hoops. The show opens with a recap of UF's win against Alabama on Saturday, which featured Will Yeguete's return from a knee injury. From there, the guys break down Florida's loss against Tennessee on Tuesday. After talking about Casey Prather, Mike Rosario, Kenny Boynton, Patric Young, Scottie Wilbekin and the meaning of "clutch," the guys wrap up the show with their weekly awards: The Ahmad Black Award for Excellence in the Field of Sport and the Will Hill Awful Life Decision of the Week.
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Sunday, February 10, 2013
On a "My game is kind of like DeVon Walker's" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, host Greg Luca is joined by alligatorSports basketball writer Landon Watnick to recap the week in Florida hoops. The guys discuss Will Yeguete's knee injury, the impact his absence will have and the players who might be called upon to step up and fill his void. The duo then breaks down Florida's loss against Arkansas on Tuesday and its bounce-back win against Mississippi State on Saturday, including Billy Donovan's decision to not start Scottie Wilbekin. Finally, the two preview UF's matchup against Kentucky before wrapping up the show with their Gator Guarantees.
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Sunday, February 3, 2013
On an "Overdue basketball extravaganza" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, host Greg Luca is joined by alligatorSports writers Katie Agostin and Landon Watnick to discuss the 2012-13 Florida basketball season. The group debates whether UF is deserving of the No. 1 ranking and breaks down how and why the Gators defense has been so successful. Each gives their selection for team MVP to this point, which leads to a player-by-player discussion of the entire roster. Finally, the group wraps up the show with Gator Guarantees as part of a preview for UF's upcoming games against Arkansas and Mississippi State.
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
On a "On a Bane's dark cellar thing" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, host Greg Luca is joined by Rivals' Bryan Holt and The Miami Herald's Matt Watts to recap the 2012 Florida football season. The guys evaluate Sharrif Floyd, Matt Elam, Jelani Jenkins and Jordan Reed leaving early for the NFL and Dominique Easley's decision to return. From there, the group remembers UF's graduating seniors and projects starters for next season. They also discuss the transfers of Jacoby Brissett, De'Ante Saunders, Willie Bailey, Chris Johnson and Matt Patchan before providing a brief look back at Florida's 33-23 loss to Louisville in the Sugar Bowl. The focus then shifts to Alabama's win in the national championship game and how Florida fits into the 2013 college football landscape. Finally, the guys wrap up the show by giving their selections for offensive MVP, defensive MVP, play of the year and lasting impression.
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