Florida will open practice with Scottie Wilbekin on the floor and Will Yeguete and Eli Carter on the mend.
Coach Billy Donovan partially reinstated Wilbekin on Wednesday, saying the senior point guard will rejoin teammates at their first practice Friday.
Yeguete and Carter, meanwhile, have not been cleared to practice or play. Yeguete, a 6-foot-8 forward, is recovering from surgery to repair cartilage damage in his right knee. Carter, a 6-2 guard who transferred from Rutgers earlier this year and is eligible to play right away, is recovering from a broken right leg.
''There are so many unknowns on our team right now,'' Donovan said at the team's annual media day.
Donovan declined to fully dismiss a report that forwards Damontre Harris, Dorian Finney-Smith and Casey Prather will be suspended multiple games to start the season. The Gators open Nov. 8 against North Florida and play at Wisconsin four days later.
''Everybody but Will Yeguete and Eli Carter is ready to practice going...