Mike White and Justin Leon talk St. Bonaventure's Versatility and Sports Pyschology – WRUF
Florida men’s basketball has started the season 2-0 and is looking to continue their success on Thursday in their third game vs. the St. Bonaventure Bonnies. The contest will be the Gators’ first home game in Lakeland and tips off at 7 p.m. The game can be streamed on the SEC Network+. The Gators and Bonnies have only played each other once in school history, with Florida taking down St. Bonaventure, 88-75, on December 29, 1979.
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Mike White on what needs to improve: “The defense has passed the offense, as much as we’ve stressed it earlier in the practices. I think we’ve got a much higher
Mar 11, 2016; Nashville, TN, USA; Florida Gators head coach Mike White during the first half of the SEC conference tournament against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
ceiling than we’ve shown, offensively, both verse man and zone. We were pretty porous against zone the other day against Mercer, we’re going to see a similar type zone against St. Bonaventure, so that’s a similar area of concern right now.”
Mike White’s thoughts on St. Bonaventure: “[They’re] very disciplined, very talented, athletic, versatile, one through four can shoot it, one through four can drive you. They do a great job of spacing and putting talented offensive players in spaces to be successful. Jaylen Adams is a terrific point guard, as good offensively as I’m sure we’ve seen this year. They’re a team that had a strong argument to make the tournament last year, have a bunch of guys returning, the A-10 is a terrific league, it’ a great test for us on a neutral floor. It will be a very