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  1. Chris Walker returns, Patric Young emerges in No. 3 Florida’s win over Mizzou

    Feb 4, 2014, 11:50 PM EDT

    Missouri v Florida

    The big news of the day for Florida was that stud freshman Chris Walker would be playing his first game as a collegian on Tuesday night. And he did enough to pique the interest of Florida fans, throwing down a couple of alley-oops while grabbing two boards and blocking two shots in limited minutes off…

  2. Chris Walker saga a best-case scenario for Florida?

    Jan 29, 2014, 4:27 PM EDT

    Billy Donovan

    Florida’s highly-touted but yet-to-be-seen freshman Chris Walker has been cleared by the NCAA, according to a report from Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com. “I appreciate all the support from UF, Coach Donovan and my teammates, and I’m looking forward to helping the team any way I can,” Walker said in a statement released by the school.…

  3. NCAA announces Florida freshman Chris Walker eligible to play February 4

    Jan 29, 2014, 4:18 PM EDT

    chris walker

    Once he’d reached the point academically to where he could join the Florida basketball program in December, the question for McDonald’s All American forward Chris Walker revolved around when he would be eligible to take the floor in game action. Without an answer from the NCAA, many (player and program, included) were left to wonder just…

  4. Jay Bilas on Florida’s Chris Walker’s eligibility: “I don’t think it’s any of the NCAA’s business”

    Jan 24, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Chris Walker, Jarell Martin

    Has there been a more talked about player in college basketball this season who hasn’t stepped foot on the floor other than Chris Walker? Doubtful. The saga of Walker’s eligibility at Florida continues to grow. Walker wasn’t officially accepted into the school until mid-December. Yet, despite his enrollment, the NCAA has declared him ineligible to…

  5. Florida students wear “FREE CHRIS WALKER” t-shirts (PHOTO)

    Jan 14, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT

    Chris Walker 2

    Chris Walker is frustrated. Billy Donovan is frustrated. Now, it’s clear that Florida students are frustrated, too, with the NCAA’s handling of freshman forward Chris Walker’s eligibility. Students wearing "free Chris Walker" t-shirts at O'Dome. McDAA frosh pf still not cleared by NCAA. pic.twitter.com/uIMkzVXoeT — Kevin Brockway (@gatorhoops) January 14, 2014 In mid-December, Walker was officially…

  6. Chris Walker will not be suiting up for Florida against Memphis

    Dec 17, 2013, 9:49 AM EDT

    Billy Donovan

    The big news of the weekend for hoops fans in Gainesville was that Florida native and McDonalds All-American Chris Walker was accepted into school. Yay! But it may be a while before Walker actually sees the court. First things first: he needs to make his was through the NCAA’s Eligibility Center, which is what every…

  7. Report: McDonald’s All-American Chris Walker enrolls at Florida, begins practice today

    Dec 14, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    Chris Walker, Jarell Martin

    The Florida Gators received some big news on Saturday as ineligible freshman forward and McDonald’s All-American Chris Walker has enrolled at the university and begins practice on Saturday according to Kevin Brockway of the Gainsville Sun. Florida announces F Chris Walker enrolled, will begin practice today, confirming @onlygators report from last week. — Kevin Brockway (@gatorhoops)…

  8. Florida’s Scottie Wilbekin out indefinitely with high ankle sprain

    Dec 3, 2013, 3:51 PM EDT

    AP

    The Florida roster took another hit Tuesday afternoon, after it was announced that senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin will be out indefinitely with a high ankle sprain he suffered in Monday night’s heartbreaking road loss to UConn. Wilbekin scored 15 points and grabbed three boards to go along with a pair of assists and turnovers,…

  9. Report: Chris Walker could be back for the Jimmy V Classic

    Dec 3, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT

    Chris Walker 2

    Florida’s back court question marks have become a major, major problem. Kasey Hill is out with an ankle injury. Eli Carter will reportedly be redshirting this season. Scottie Wilbekin missed the final five minutes of last night’s game after injuring his ankle. It’s unclear how long Hill and Wilbekin will be out of commission. That…

  10. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 8 Florida Gators

    Oct 23, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

    Missouri Tigers v Florida Gators

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  11. 2013-2014 Season Preview: Top 15 Impact Freshmen

    Oct 16, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    McDonald's All-American Game

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  12. Report: Chris Walker will not enroll at Florida this semester

    Aug 27, 2013, 11:10 AM EDT

    Chris Walker, Jarell Martin

    Today was the final day of the add/drop period at the University of Florida, which means that today was the last day that Chris Walker had to enroll this semester if he wanted to play for and practice with the Gators beginning in September. According to a report from Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com, Walker has…

  13. For Texas Tech, midnight was the end of the madness

    Oct 14, 2012, 12:55 AM EDT

    Texas Tech Interim coach Basketball

    This has been a hellish offseason for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Head coach Billy Gillispie, already on his second chance, was accused of abusing his players and ignoring NCAA rules regarding practice time. He was hospitalized twice, and eventually resigned in disgrace. So, in a way, the event we’ve come to know as Midnight…

  14. Is Florida commit Chris Walker really ‘a sick mix of Kevin Garnett and Perry Jones III’?

    Aug 15, 2012, 1:02 PM EDT

    Chris Walker 2

    Let’s make a quick list of the things 2013 Florida commit Chris Walker has going for him: 1) Size and athleticism At 6-10, Walker is long, lanky, and athletic player who can block shots and run the floor. Need proof? Check out this video. 2) The sidekick Walker, in choosing Florida, pairs up with the…