Super Gallery: Billy Donovan gets win No. 500

With a win over Tennessee Florida head coach Billy Donovan became the second-fastest coach to win 500 career games in NCAA History. Only Bob Knight was quicker to the milestone and Donovan joins Knight as the only coaches to reach the mark before their 50th birthday.

After beating Vanderbilt a week ago, Donovan and the Gators had been on a mission to get this, historic, win. They fell twice in that effort but Florida was able to control the entire game against Tennessee, winning 66-49.

Gator Country was on the scene for the monumental win and now bring you more than 100 photos documenting the night.

To view a photo, click a thumbnail. Once it opens up, you can click right or left of the photo to go to the next one. Enjoy! A Gators fan poses for the camera wearing her orange and blue skeleton make up.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Chris Walker and the Florida Gators huddle together before the start of the game.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill during shooting drills before the game.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan walks onto the court and greets the Tennessee coaches.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.The Rowdy Reptiles welcome the Gators onto the court.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.The Vols huddle together before tip off.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators center Jon Horford and Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore leap during the tip off.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Jacob Kurtz waits for the a inbound pass while on the full court press.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators center Jon Horford goes up for a rebound during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators center Jon Horford with a massive dunk during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators center Jon Horford with a massive dunk during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators center Jon Horford with a massive dunk during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill shoots a lay up during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith with a dunk during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith with a dunk during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Eli Carter shoots a three pointer during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill yells at Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith go get back down court.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith looks topass down court during the first half while being guarded by Tennessee Volunteers guard Kevin Punter.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill dribbles down court during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill dribbles down court during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Eli Carter leads the Gators down court on a breakaway during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Alex Murphy flies through the air and dunks the ball during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.A Florida Gators Dazzler gator chomps during a dance routine.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Jacob Kurtz dribbles down court during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Devin Robinson and Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore fight for a rebound during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore leaps for a rebound against Florida Gators forward Chris Walker, Florida Gators forward Devin Robinson, and Florida Gators guard Chris Chiozza.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Chris Walker goes up for a behind the back dunk during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Chris Walker goes up for a behind the back dunk during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Eli Carter shoots a three pointer during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Chris Walker during a tv timeout in the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Tennessee Volunteers guard Detrick Mostella.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill dribbles down court during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Jacob Kurtz passes around and draws the foul on Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith makes a three pointer during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.The Florida Gators back on defense during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators center Jon Horford fouls Tennessee Volunteers forward Derek Reese while trying to block the shot by Reese.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith lays the ball in during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators center Jon Horford dunks the ball in during the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.The Rowdy Reptiles cheer on their Gators in the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill with a shot attempt at the end of the first half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.The new Nike shows and socks being worn by the Gators.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan walks the sideline during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.A Florida Gators Dazzler dances for the fans during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan walks the sideline during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators center Jon Horford gets the ball down low but is immediately double teamed by Tennessee Volunteers forward Willie Carmichael III and Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill with a lay up during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan has a few choice words for Florida Gators guard Chris Chiozza during a timeout in the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.A Florida Gators Dazzler dances for the fans during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill and Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore fight for a loose ball during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith drains a three pointer during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith dribbles up court during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Tennessee Volunteers forward Derek Reese stretches out for a defensive rebound during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Chris Walker, Florida Gators forward Alex Murphy and Florida Gators forward Devin Robinson wait to enter the game.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan walks the sideline during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Chris Chiozza dribbles down court during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Devin Robinson drives toward the basket during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Jacob Kurtz drives the paint and lays the ball in during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan walks the sideline during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan walks the sideline during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Alex Murphy makes a three pointer during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.The Gators bench reacts after a massive dunk in the second half by Florida Gators forward Devin Robinson.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith with a reverse lay up in the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Jacob Kurtz looking to pass during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Devin Robinson makes a three pointer during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.One of the Rowdy Reptiles holds up a sign showing his support for Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan and his 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Chris Chiozza dribbling in the offensive zone during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.An overview from the bottom of the court during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.The Rowdy Reptiles attempt to make Tennessee Volunteers guard Josh Richardson mess up an inbounds pass during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan walks the sideline during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan walks the sideline during the second half.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.The fans hold up signs and show their support for Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan in the closing seconds of the game which gave Donovan his 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan waves to the crowd as they cheer on his 500th victory.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan waves to the crowd as they cheer on his 500th victory.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan during an interview post game celebrating his 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan during an interview post game celebrating his 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Chris Chiozza holds a five in the air to celebrate Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan's 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators guard Chris Chiozza holds a five in the air to celebrate Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan's 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gator fans hold up signs to celebrate Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan's 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith holds up a sign made by one of the Gator fans commemorating Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan's 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith holds up a sign made by one of the Gator fans commemorating Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan's 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith holds up a sign made by one of the Gator fans commemorating Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan's 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan in the post game interview as he answers questions about the game and his 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan in the post game interview as he answers questions about the game and his 500th win.  Florida Gators vs Tennessee Vols.  February 28th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.

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