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Sunday, 05/18/08

Painter headed to the Gators

# Top 100 center/forward Deshawn Painter of Norfolk-Booker T. Washington. Va., ranked No. 10 overall in Class 2009, has pledged to the Florida Gators. He plans to attend Chatham-Hargrave MA, Va., next season.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Saturday, 05/17/08

Gator Jonathan Mitchell to Rutgers

# Sophomore forward Jonathan Mitchell of Mount Vernon, NY., who played in 65 games for the Gators over two seasons, is transfering to Rutgers over Seton Hall and Marshall.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 05/07/08

Georgetown gains Vaughn, loses Rivers

# Freshman forward Julian Vaughn of Vienna, Va/Oak Hill Academy, Va., is transfering from Florida State to Georgetown. He played in 31 games this past season.

Sophomore guard Jeremiah Rivers of Winter Park, Fla., who played in 34 games this past season, is transfering from Georgetown. Sophomore 6-9 forward Vernon Macklin of Portsmouth-Norcom, Va/Hargrave MA, Va., recently announced he is transfering from Georgetown to Florida. He also played in 34 games for the Hoyas last season.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 05/05/08

Georgetown forward Macklin to Gators

# Sophomore 6-9 forward Vernon Macklin of Portsmouth-Norcom, Va/Hargrave MA, Va., is transfering from Georgetown to Florida. He played in 34 games for the Hoyas last season.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 04/11/08

Mitchell leaves Gators

# Sophomore forward Jonathan Mitchell of Mount Vernon, NY., who played in 35 games last season for the Gators, has decided to transfer from Florida.

Check April for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/17/08

Gators win battle with Duke for Erik Murphy

# Top 100 forward Erik Murphy of Southborough-St. Mark's School, Mass., ranked No. 46 overall in Class 2009, has chosen to play for head coach Billy Donovan and the Florida Gators over Duke. Among others were Boston College, UConn, Marquette, Ohio State and Virginia.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/13/08

Top guard Strickland picks Heels

# Top 100 guard Dexter Strickland of Elizabeth-St. Patrick's, NJ., ranked No. 9 in Class 2009, is headed to North Carolina over Florida and Michigan State. Among many others were Indiana, Arizona, Ohio State, Rutgers and Villanova.

The Heels recently gained three Class 2009 Top 100 forwards, including twins from Santa Ana-Mater Dei, Cal., Travis Wear, rated No. 23 overall; and David Wear, ranked No. 30; plus John Henson of Round Rock, Tex., rated No. 26.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 09/27/07

Eloy Vargas to Gators

# The Florida Gators have pledged Top 100 forward Eloy Vargas of Dominican Republic/Hollywood-American Heritage, Fla., rated No. 17 overall in Class 2008, over Florida State, Louisville, Miami-Florida, Pittsburgh and Clemson, among others.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 08/23/07

Gators land forward Allan Chaney

# Top 100 forward Allan Chaney of New London, Conn., ranked No. 86 overall in Class 2008, has pledged to the Florida Gators over Boston College, Providence, Seton Hall, St. John's and Virginia.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/August.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 07/04/07

Powell transfers to Marshall from Gators

# Guard Brandon Powell of Memphis-Mitchell, Tenn., who had off-court problems, is transfering from Florida to Marshall. He played in 23 of 40 games and averaged 1.6 points for the Gators last season as a freshman.

For recent news, also check May Archives/June Archives/July Archives.

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