JOHN EGBUNU RUMORS & GOSSIP

John Egbunu returning to Florida Gators basketball for 2017-18 season

It never seemed like a legitimate possibility that redshirt junior center John Egbunu — not even halfway recovered from a torn ACL — would leave Florida Gators basketball after the 2016-17 season. And yet, Egbunu still decided to test the waters of the 2017 NBA Draft and waited until a week before the withdrawal deadline to remove his name and declare that he would return to...
Via Only Gators
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Florida center John Egbunu done for season after tearing ACL

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida center John Egbunu will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee at Auburn. Egbunu, a 6-foot-11 redshirt junior from Nigeria, injured his knee in the first half of No. 15 Florida's seventh straight victory Tuesday night. Tests Wednesday revealed the extent of the injury. Florida says his recovery...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Florida center Egbunu out for season with knee injury

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida center John Egbunu will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee at Auburn. Egbunu, a 6-foot-11 redshirt junior from Nigeria, injured his knee in the first half of No. 15 Florida's seventh straight victory Tuesday night. Tests Wednesday revealed the extent of the injury. Florida says his recovery...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Brutal blow for Gators as C John Egbunu lost for season with torn ACL

Just as No. 15 Florida Gators basketball was picking up steam, it has been dealt a mighty blow. The program announced Wednesday that redshirt junior starting center John Egbunu has been lost for the season with a torn ACL after injuring his knee during Tuesday’s game at Auburn. Egbunu, a dominant force in the paint who made strides in his game during his second year of active competition...
Via Only Gators
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Eight things to know: Egbunu goes down as Florida rolls Auburn, sets scoring record

No. 15 Florida Gators basketball (21-5, 11-2 SEC) started slow but blew the doors off the Auburn Tigers (16-10, 5-8 SEC) in the second half on the way to a dominant 114-95 victory on the road Tuesday in Auburn, Alabama. Unfortunately for the Gators, the victory was not all good news as they lost a starter, potentially for an extended period of time. OnlyGators.com breaks down the...
Via Only Gators
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Florida's Egbunu to have season-ending thumb surgery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida will be without center John Egbunu for the rest of the postseason. Following the team's 97-68 victory at North Florida in the NIT Tuesday night, coach Mike White announced that Egbunu will have season-ending thumb surgery on Thursday. Egbunu will miss Florida's next NIT game at Ohio State. Even though the Gators are the higher seed, they are playing...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Florida might not have John Egbunu for NIT matchup with North Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida could be without center John Egbunu against North Florida in the National Invitational Tournament.Coach Mike White said Monday it's unclear whether Egbunu will even travel with the Gators (19-14) to nearby Jacksonville for their first-round game Tuesday night.Egbunu tore a ligament in his right thumb during practice last week. The 6-foot-11 sophomore...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss
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