Florida’s exit from March Insanity might look like it simply occurred yesterday, however the subsequent school basketball season looms solely 5 months away.
The Gators males’s basketball workforce launched jersey numbers for the upcoming season.
Forwards Colin Castleton and Keyontae Johnson‘s names are included on the announcement, nevertheless it doesn’t assure they’ll go well with up for the orange and blue subsequent season.
Castleton entered the NBA draft, however maintained his NCAA eligibility by not signing with an agent. The deadline to withdraw from the draft is July 7, 10 days after the completion of the draft mix.
His choice to check the NBA waters isn’t new to the Florida basketball program. Tre Mann used this new rule allowed by the NCAA to check the NBA draft waters and obtain suggestions on the place scouts imagine he can enhance.
Mann elevated his draft inventory this season. He went from a task participant off the bench within the COVID-19 shortened 2019-2020 season to the Gators’ finest participant. He averaged 16 factors, 5 rebounds, at a close to 46% clip from the sphere and three assists per recreation within the 2020-2021 season.
Many mock drafts just like the CBS Sports activities one launched June 4 that challenge Mann to the New York Knicks within the latter half of the primary spherical.
For Johnson, he introduced that he would return for Florida, nevertheless it’s unclear how his coronary heart irritation situation will impression the remainder of his basketball profession.
Try the jersey numbers for the Florida males’s basketball workforce beneath.
— Florida Gators Males’s Basketball (@GatorsMBK) June 7, 2021