Florida continues their ride in the NCAA tournament on Thursday when they play 4th-seed UCLA in Memphis in the Sweet-16. The Gators and Bruins have matched up three other times in the tournament and Florida has come away with the win every time. Florida senior guard Scottie Wilbekin and senior forward Will Yeguete talk about the matchup in front of the national media on Wednesday.
March 26, 2014
The work of forward Will Yeguete goes underappreciated throughout the course of the season. But when the senior has a game like he did on Saturday against Pittsburgh, his impact is tough to miss. Yeguete was all over the floor, diving for loose balls and starting fast breaks, as the Florida senior class clinched its fourth straight appearance in the Sweet 16.
March 22, 2014
Gators fans understand the importance that Will Yeguete has to the basketball program at Florida. Never a stat buster, Yeguete does a lot of dirty work Dennis Rodman style. The always hustling and energetic Yeguete was sorely missed in years past when he missed action on the court from being injured. We bring you a pictorial tribute to Yeguete and just a tiny bit of what he has done on the court.
March 12, 2014
It hasn't been a fun recovery for forward Will Yeguete. After undergoing surgery in the offseason to clean up his knee, the senior hasn't always had the bounce back in his leg during his final season in Gainesville. Florida coach Billy Donovan continues to manage Yeguete, but a little rest before Tuesday's game helped Yeguete have his best game of the season against Georgia.
January 15, 2014
Florida senior forward Will Yeguete will miss most of pre-season practice leading up to the 2013-2014 season as he recovers from a knee injury. Highly disappointed in having to miss more time on the court, Yeguete has been used to the setbacks in his first three years on campus. But, he's ready for his senior year.
October 10, 2013
Florida forward Will Yeguete missed six games during Southeastern Conference play last season with a knee injury, and he had another surgery on Wednesday morning to clean up the same knee. The initial timetable for recovery is four months, which would put him back in time to start practice with the Gators.
May 22, 2013