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  1. Scottie Wilbekin can’t see Billy Donovan leaving Florida

    Jun 15, 2014, 3:30 PM EST

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    The 2014 SEC Player of the Year Scottie Wilbekin joined The Jim Rome Show on Friday.

  2. Kentucky commit Tyler Ulis tweets Florida’s Scottie Wilbekin “not good”

    Apr 5, 2014, 8:17 PM EST

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    The future Kentucky floor general doesn’t think highly of the SEC Player of the Year.

  3. No. 1 Florida, Scottie Wilbekin cruise to win over No. 9 Pitt

    Mar 22, 2014, 2:39 PM EST

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    Florida overwhelmed Pitt, using their defense to suffocate them into submission.

  4. Florida’s Kasey Hill cleared to return Saturday against LSU

    Feb 28, 2014, 5:01 PM EST

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    No. 1 Florida will get deeper in the backcourt Saturday when they host LSU, as it was reported that freshman point guard Kasey Hill has been cleared to return to game action. The Gators have played their last three games without Hill, who was forced to sit out due to a groin injury. Head coach…

  5. CBT Roundtable: Most Important Player heading into the NCAA tournament

    Feb 27, 2014, 3:31 PM EST

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    In today’s Roundtable, we will each make a pick as to who is the most important player in the National Title race. Rob Dauster: This pick is easy: Keith Appling. I’ve been saying it all season long. If Michigan State can get healthy, they’re going to enter the NCAA tournament as one of, if not…

  6. Second-half adjustments result in No. 3 Florida’s 17th straight win

    Feb 15, 2014, 11:30 PM EST

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    For much of the first half of Saturday’s game between No. 3 Florida and No. 14 Kentucky the Wildcats held the lead, with Julius Randle scoring ten points and Kentucky shooting 50% from the field. The Wildcats may have led by just three points at the half but it was clear that Billy Donovan would…

  7. Florida’s Scottie Wilbekin, Casey Prather questionable for Saturday’s game at Arkansas

    Jan 9, 2014, 7:03 PM EST

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    Just when it seemed that No. 10 Florida was getting to full strength, point guard Scottie Wilbekin went down in the second half of their win over South Carolina on Wednesday night with a sprained right ankle. Wilbekin, who missed the first five games of the season due to a suspension, accounted for 17 points…

  8. College Hoops Week in Review: Hello Princeton, and some Brandon Ashley love

    Dec 16, 2013, 10:28 AM EST

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    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Brandon Ashley, Arizona Aaron Gordon is the guy that gets all the hype for Arizona. Nick Johnson is their leading scorer and their best perimeter defender. T.J. McConnell is the tie the binds everyone together. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson does things like this. It seems like every Wildcat on Sean Miller’s roster get…

  9. Scottie Wilbekin, Kasey Hill back for Kansas game

    Dec 9, 2013, 2:38 PM EST

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    Florida got a huge boost for their showdown with Kansas on Tuesday. For the first time this season, we will get a chance to see Scottie Wilbekin and Kasey Hill team up in the back court for the Gators. Wilbekin, a senior, had been suspended for the first five games of the year. Before he…

  10. Florida point guard Scottie Wilbekin cleared to play on Tuesday

    Dec 7, 2013, 6:59 PM EST

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    Turns out that the sprained ankle he suffered in Monday’s loss at No. 12 UConn won’t result in any missed game time for Florida senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin, as he’s returned to practice and will play on Tuesday night against No. 6 Kansas. That’s important news for the Gators, who faced the possibility of…

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

    Dec 3, 2013, 3:51 PM EST

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    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,…

  12. Report: Eli Carter redshirting, leaving Florida without a point guard?

    Dec 3, 2013, 12:03 AM EST

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    Florida’s point guard situation can be summed up is slowly by surely turning into a major issue. First, it was Scottie Wilbekin getting suspended. A game before Wilbekin was allowed to return, Kasey Hill suffered a high ankle sprain that could keep him out of the lineup for another couple of weeks. On Monday night…

  13. Florida survives against rival Florida State

    Nov 29, 2013, 10:22 PM EST

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    Ian Miller nearly hit the shot of the season from half court that would have given Florida State a buzzer-beating win over Florida, but the ball clanked off the back of the rim, and the Gators hung on for a good early season victory, 67-66. It was far from a pretty game for Florida. They…

  14. Florida reinstates point guard Scottie Wilbekin

    Nov 24, 2013, 3:28 PM EST

    Florida Gators Wilbekin chases the ball after a turnover as Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Comer tries to recover during the second half in their South Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Arlington

    On Sunday, Billy Donovan announced that senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin was reinstated and will rejoin the team for Monday’s home game against Jacksonville. In mid-June, Wilbekin was suspended for a “violation of team rules.” What makes this so concerning is that it’s the second time he’s been suspended; last season Wilbekin missed the first three…

  15. Florida reinstates Dorian Finney-Smith from suspension

    Nov 15, 2013, 7:30 PM EST

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    In late October, it was reported that redshirt sophomore Dorian Finney-Smith — who sat out last season after transferring from Virginia Tech after his freshman year in 2011-12 — would be suspended for Florida’s exhibition against Florida Southern and first two games of the season against North Florida and Wisconsin for an undisclosed violation of team rules.…

  16. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 8 Florida Gators

    Oct 23, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

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    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…

  17. Florida ‘partially reinstates’ senior guard Scottie Wilbekin

    Oct 9, 2013, 7:16 PM EST

    Florida Gators Wilbekin chases the ball after a turnover as Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Comer tries to recover during the second half in their South Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Arlington

    Indefinite suspensions seem to have become more common in recent years, with the designation allowing college coaches to (in theory) evaluate the suspended player over a length of time in order to make sure that a lesson’s been learned. One player in that position this offseason was Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin, who was suspended by…