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Florida guard Eric Hester has decided to transfer

Florida guard Eric Hester will not be part of the team next year. Hester is set to transfer from the program.

Eric Hester plans to transfer from Florida after completing his freshman season in Gainesville. Hester averaged just over two point per game, while featuring in 20 games this season. His career-night came in the win over LSU, where Hester recorded 16 points by going 100 percent from three-point range. 

What does this mean for the Gators basketball team moving forward? This frees up a scholarship which means there would not be an issue if both Devin Robinson and John Egbunu return - at the moment both players are assessing their prospects of entering the NBA. 

Mike White is already in the market to reinforce his squad. As Scout National Analyst Evan Daniels reported last week, the Gators are set to host Rice graduate transfer Egor Koulechov this week. 

Stay with FightinGators.com as we continue to follow this developing story and what it means for Florida basketball. 


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