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We have a great nucleus coming back, with Scottie, Will, Prather, Frazier and I assume Young (definitely not NBA ready). Add in the two experienced transfers DFS and Harris and two top 10 frosh and we will have a great team with some NBA talent. If one current frosh steps up we should be legitimatly10 deep. and a team capable of playing any style.
I agree completely. Should be a team that is once again, among the best in the nation. Disappointing end to 2012, but I'm not going to melt down over it, like I know some will. As always, it's great to be a Florida Gator. Come on O&B game!
I think we're bigger, deeper, and more talented next year. I hope a true scorer emerges though or else we'll have a similar problem to the one we had this year.
Chris Walker is gonna do things we have never seen at Florida before.
Yea, we need a scorer that can create on their own. I'd like to think that Hill, or Walker could do that. I'm already excited about the 2013 Gators.
We should have a decent team from a talent stand point. Let's hope for some chemistry. UK still worries about a ton. They should have more talent than any team not only in the SEC but the country. Chemistry makes the difference between a good teams and great teams.
We are basically replacing our three seniors with 4 players with NBA talent and more athleticism (that might be a reach for Harris but we will have to see).
The 5 returnees will be a year more experienced and hopefully a current frosh or two can contribute.
tbull I agree and can't wait for Walker to hit the floor running next season with Hill!!
On a minor note, I hope Ogbueze sticks it out...IMO he has the handles, quicks, and shooting ability to be a big contributor in his UF career.....
I'm not even mad. 29-8 season, SEC Champions, Elite Eight appearance and gonna be a legitimate threat next season! This may sting for the moment, but at the end of the day, its STILL great to be a Florida Gator!!!
Do you think Young returns
Bullis, you got any idea what the latest is with Ogbueze?
Not too early...next year I'm excited about for sure. May be the most talent we've had since the back to backs left. Add in the five best defenders are all coming back(rosario and Murphy were liabilities on defense). I think we have the NBA level talent on next years squad necessary to win a title. We really need a leader, I'm hoping DFS can make the team his own or Hill or Walker..I think one of those three have to because they guys coming back none are really capable of being that 20 ppg type player.
Who is DFS?
We will be more talented for sure, but not sure we will get farther in the tourney, and people should keep that in mind.
Great chemistry allowed us to play a lot better than our talent, and some good breaks in the tourney the last two years (getting to play two 15 seeds), allowed us to get to the Elite 8 easier.
This post was edited by Jonas 13 months ago
Dorian Finney-Smith. Transfer from VT.
Well last year we did well...we caught a break with Norfolk but VIrginia was a legit ten seed as was Marquette a very good three seed and we beat both very well. We played a hot louisville team and fought them to the nail. Wasn't as hard as can be, but we had a more difficult road I think and overachieved as a seven seed on that road.
Honestly think if he was eligible this year UF would be a lot better.
This post was edited by Gatorsin96 13 months ago
UK is going to be like a young NBA team with all the talent they have coming in especially if they get Wiggins like most think they will. I'd like to see Florida pick up a big that can score inside since we lost the recruiting battle for Randle, hopefully someone will come available due to coaches changing jobs. Chris Walker getting eligible is crucial. If he doesn't, we are sunk.
I think he does, or at least he should.
yeah, I guess it was harder last year (although I don't think much about Virginia because they had a lot of injuries coming into the tourney).
My main point is that getting to the Elite 8 is hard most years. Several #1 seeds didn't make it this year. Just due to the variance of the tournament. We could end up playing a hot under seeded team in the Sweet 16 last year, making it more difficult. I guess my point is that I'm not sure some Florida fans completely understand how good of a run it is to make the Elite 8.
Agree 110%. Brax is going to be a great Gator
I'll say this then let things lay for awhile. You guys have no idea what Kasey Hill will do for this team & his future Gator team mates. Pat will become a complete different player next year as will the others on the team when Hill is on the floor.. He can make silk out of a sow's ear - just wait! We'll have more size, length & pure talent than we've seen in a long time in Gainesville.
I'm disappointed in how the season ended today - but really enjoyed the ride the boys took all of us on this season. 29 wins, made it to the final 8 teams in the nation again, won another SEC Reg. season Title & have good bunch coming back next season!
Life's good at UF - proud of the staff & boys. In a few short weeks, it all starts again! Can't wait for next season!
This post was edited by FLAJeff 13 months ago
What happens to Scottie when Hill comes in?
This post was edited by secrocks2000 13 months ago
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