Originally written on The Bull Gator  |  Last updated 4/17/12
As a sophomore during the 2011-12 Florida Gators men’s basketball season, Will Yeguete contributed more than anyone ever could have imagined. Coming off of a freshman season in which he averaged 7.1 minutes per game, Yeguete was expected to see more time on the court, but just how much was anyone’s guess. What the Gators got was their hardest worker from the opening tip to the final buzzer. Despite Florida’s march to the Elite Eight – which could be considered a successful season by many – injuries cut into Yeguete’s season. He played his last game on February 21 in a win over Auburn. At that point in the season, the Gators were 22-6. Even with three wins in the NCAA Tournament, Florida would go 4-5 with Yeguete done for the season. His absence left the Gators without a gritty forward not afraid to do the dirty work. Yeguete’s role will only expand as he enters his junior season. He’ll be part of a rotation that will include Patric Young, Erik Murphy and up-and-comer Casey Prather. ...
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