By Tyler Nettuno/Gator Wire The Gators received some tough news last weekend when point guard Andrew Nembhard, who had declared for the NBA draft while retaining his college eligibility, announced that he would be withdrawing from the draft but would...
Reeves is ranked the No. 5 combo guard and the No. 67 overall prospect in the 2021 class by 247Sports.
The rising 6-foot-11 junior will have to sit out a season and will have two years of eligibility
Labeled a potential lottery pick prior to the season, Mann struggled initially last season before finding his footing by SEC play, although he would finish the year averaging just 5.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 29 games.
The Florida Gators, according to Katz’s list, are ranked No. 29. After starting out last preseason ranked in the top 10 and working their way to a 19-12 regular-season record before the coronavirus pandemic shut down the SEC and then NCAA tournaments, this projection seems fair.
t started right away with a championship in the Coaches vs. Cancer tournament. After 17 straight wins to start the season, Donovan’s Gators — who started the season unranked — were second in the nation in the Associated Press poll.
One problem Donovan felt a need to address was sharpshooter Lee Humphrey’s reluctance at times to take shots.
Grant served for 10 years as an assistant to Billy Donovan at UF
For example, you could take the position that Florida’s basketball team was getting better at the end of the season and you believed the Gators were going to make a deep and fun run.
It was supposed to be the day to imagine the possibilities: all the tantalizing matchups, the upsets-in-the-makings, the favorites, and, of course, the underdogs — so many underdogs — that would pop up on the 68 lines to set the table for America over the next three weeks.