Top 100 players in the 100 years of Gator hoops: 81-90


Published: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.

Today, we unveil Nos. 81-90 and each day here at Gatorsports.com, we will unveil 10 more with a short Q&A with one of the 10 selections.

No. 90 — Greg Williams

Williams was a three-year starter for the Gators who helped Florida's run to its first Final Four with a big 3-pointer with 46 seconds to go in a 64-62 win over James Madison. He averaged in double figures in each of his last two seasons and finished his career with 423 assists, leading Florida in that category each of his last two years.

No. 89 — Taylor Stokes

Stokes played from 1961-65 and was a force inside. He averaged 10.8 points and 6.6 rebounds during his career. He shot 44 percent from the field and 70 percent from the free throw line.

No. 88 — Jerry Hoover

Hoover was an All-SEC guard as a senior who led the Gators in assists in each of his three years from 1969-72. He shot 49 percent from the field and averaged 9.2 points a game for his career.

No. 87 — Steve Williams

Williams was a tenacious defender who excelled at what is now a lost art in college basketball — the bank shot. He averaged 12.8 points a game as a sophomore and 5.2 rebounds a game for his career. He also had 248 assists.

No. 86 — Mike Milligan

The point guard who helped Florida start to turn things around under Norm Sloan, Milligan played from 1978-81. He had 143 assists and 103 steals for his career and averaged 8.3 points a game.

No. 85 — KeVaughn Allen

You may think it's early to have a current freshman on this list, but Allen has already started 26 games and is on track to get close to 600 points as a freshman. He is averaging 11.5 points a game and has shown the ability to both drive to the basket and make 3-point shots.

No. 84 — Clifford Lett

The biggest decision Norm Sloan made in the 1988-89 season was to move Lett to point guard. He made the show run smoothly, as Florida won its first SEC title. He averaged 13.1 points that season and shot 49 percent for his career.

No. 83 — Bob Sherwood

Sherwood played from 1957-60 and was the Gator team captain as a senior. He averaged 11.4 points and 9.0 rebounds during his 62-game career.

No. 82 — Walter Hodge

Hodge was a valuable sub on Florida's back-to-back national championship teams and finished his career with 1,074 points, good for 47th on the all-time UF list. He played in more games than anybody in Florida history and left the school as the winningest player all-time for the Gators.

No. 81 — Bruno Caldwell

Caldwell played from 1973-75 and finished as one of the best free throw shooters in UF history. He made 84 percent of his free throws, good for fourth best in UF history, and averaged 12.3 points per game during his career.

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