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Billy D: Rutgers transfer Carter still not 100 percent

When Eli Carter transferred to Florida in the spring of 2013, the Gators were hopeful of adding an impact scorer who proved he could play at a high level in the Big East. But according to Florida coach Billy Donovan, the 6-foot-2 guard from Patterson, N.J., still hasn’t completely recovered from a broken leg in February of 2013 that prematurely ended his sophomore season at Rutgers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Florida Basketball: Previewing the point guard position

With four seniors graduating, and a brand new starting five set to take over next season, change is certainly on the horizon for Florida basketball. The team’s most effective weapon throughout the 2013-2014 season was undoubtedly their senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin. He averaged 13.1 points per game to go with 3.6 assists per game, good enough to notch SEC player of the year...
Via isportsweb.com
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Carter settling in

The Florida coaches are still managing how much Eli Carter is on the court during practice, but when he’s out there, it’s easy to see his talent. The transfer guard broke his leg last season at Rutgers. The injury is fully healed, but Florida head coach Billy Donovan thinks it's still in the back of his mind. His play in practice shows what he’ll bring to the floor this season.
Via florida.scout.com
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury list still lengthy for Florida

Billy Donovan started preseason practices later than most teams, hoping to give guard Eli Carter and forward Will Yeguete as much time as possible to heal. When the Gators did open practice, the injuries started to get worse. Seven of Florida’s 11 scholarship players have been slowed by an injury since practice started on October 11.
Via florida.scout.com
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida opens practice with Wilbekin

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...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida opens practice with Wilbekin, without 2

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...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA allows Florida's Carter to play

Former Rutgers guard Eli Carter is eligible to play at Florida this season. The NCAA has granted Carter a waiver to play immediately after transferring from Rutgers this year. Carter left Rutgers after the school fired coach Mike Rice, who was caught on videotape shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players and using gay slurs during practice. Gators coach Billy Donovan says...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA allows Florida G Eli Carter to play in '13

Former Rutgers guard Eli Carter is eligible to play at Florida this season. The NCAA has granted Carter a waiver to play immediately after transferring from Rutgers this year. Carter left Rutgers after the school fired coach Mike Rice, who was caught on videotape shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players and using gay slurs during practice. Gators coach Billy Donovan says...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers transfer Eli Carter cleared to play immediately for Gators

Former Rutgers guard Eli Carter has been granted a waiver to transfer and play immediately for the Florida Gators in 2013-14.
Via Gamedayr
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA rules Eli Carter eligible to play immediately for Gators

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Former Rutgers guard Eli Carter is eligible to play at Florida this season. The NCAA has granted Carter a waiver to play immediately after transferring from Rutgers this year. Carter left Rutgers after the school fired coach Mike Rice, who was caught on videotape shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players and using gay slurs during practice. Gators...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Carter eligible for Florida

The Florida backcourt will have an immediate boost to start the 2013-14 season. With Scottie Wilbekin facing a suspension to start the year, Florida found out on Monday that the NCAA has allowed Rutgers transfer Eli Carter to be eligible immediately. Carter is also rehabbing a fractured fibula he suffered near the end of last season.
Via florida.scout.com
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida officially adds transfer Carter

Florida is getting another shooting guard from Rutgers. The Gators have received official notification that Eli Carter will join them this fall. He left Rutgers after coach Mike Rice was fired. Carter, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound junior from Paterson, N.J., native averaged 14.3 points in two years at Rutgers. He was the team's leading scorer each of the past two seasons, averaging...
Via AP on Fox
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida officially adds Rutgers transfer Carter

Florida is getting another shooting guard from Rutgers. The Gators have received official notification that Eli Carter will join them this fall. He left Rutgers after coach Mike Rice was fired. Carter, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound junior from Paterson, N.J., native averaged 14.3 points in two years at Rutgers. He was the team's leading scorer each of the past two seasons, averaging...
Via AP on Fox
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Rutgers guard Eli Carter transfers to Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida is getting another shooting guard from Rutgers. The Gators have received official notification that Eli Carter will join them this fall. He left Rutgers after coach Mike Rice was fired. Carter, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound junior from Paterson, N.J., native averaged 14.3 points in two years at Rutgers. He was the team's leading scorer each of the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Carter 'excited' to get to Gainesville

Former Rutgers guard Eli Carter announced in late April that he would transfer to finish his final two years of eligibility at Florida. The school made that decision official on Friday. Carter has put in a waiver to the NCAA to be eligible for the 2013-14 season, but there hasn’t been a decision made at this point.
Via florida.scout.com
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

What the addition of Carter means

The Gators got a big boost earlier this week when Rutgers guard Eli Carter announced he would transfer to Florida. After losing Kenny Boynton and Mike Rosario to graduation after last season, the guard position got an experienced playmaker that can create his own offense. The question now becomes whether or not he can be eligible for the 2013-14 season.
Via florida.scout.com
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Ogbueze to transfer

One day after Rutgers transfer guard Eli Carter announced his intentions to continue his college career in Gainesville, Florida guard Braxton Ogbueze announced his intentions to transfer from the program. Ogbueze was used sparingly during his freshman season last year and will transfer to find more playing time at another school.
Via florida.scout.com
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers G Eli Carter Will Transfer To Florida

Another Scarlet Knight basketball player is transferring, and a lot of them know Billy Donovan’s phone number I see.  ESPN New York is reporting that Rutgers guard Eli Carter will transfer to the University of Florida. Carter will be the second Scarlet Knight player to transfer in the past four years.  The Former McDonald’s All American Mike Rosario transferred after his sophomore...
Via Thacover2
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers G Eli Carter Will Transfer To Florida

Another Scarlet Knight basketball player is transferring, and a lot of them know Billy Donovan’s phone number I see.  ESPN New York is reporting that Rutgers guard Eli Carter will transfer to the University of Florida. Carter will be the second Scarlet Knight player to transfer in the past four years.  The Former McDonald’s All American Mike Rosario transferred after his sophomore...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Carter Says He’s a Gator

Billy Donovan loves him some transfers. It appears the head basketball coach at the University of Florida is taking on another one. Rutgers guard Eli Carter announced on Twitter that he will be heading to Florida marking the third transfer in the last two years and fifth in six years at Florida. The Gators have had a lot of success with their transfers who all have added a good deal to the team.
Via florida.scout.com
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers transfer Eli Carter considering Pitt, Maryland

Rutgers transfer, guard Eli Carter, confirmed in a tweet that he's interested in potentially coming to Pitt. The schools that I am considering are Maryland, Florida, Memphis, Creighton, Buffalo & Pittsburgh !! — Eli Carter (@Eli_Carter5) April 24, 2013 That's good news, obviously. Carter isn't a great shooter and has some turnover issues (we'll go over this...
Via SCACC Hoops
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Hoops Notebook: Carter Has Successful Surgery

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Out for the season with a fractured right fibula, Rutgers sophomore guard Eli Carter underwent successful surgery this week. Head coach Mike Rice addressed Carter’s status today after practice and offered his thoughts on the reports of a possible Big East split this year.
Via rutgers.scout.com
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Commentary: Fallout from Ugly Day in Chicago

Rutgers is in rough shape following a painful Saturday in Chicago. A loss to 14th-place DePaul and Eli Carter's season-ending injury have the Scarlet Knights at a crossroads with the end of the season in sights. Rutgers has not had a meaningful March in nearly a decade and needs to right the snip now to change that.
Via rutgers.scout.com
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Carter Injured in Loss to DePaul

Rutgers lost Eli Carter to a knee injury and did not have enough for a comeback without its leading scorer. The Scarlet Knights lost to last-place DePaul 75-69 today at the Allstate Arena.
Via rutgers.scout.com
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Bearcats return, hoping to shake off the rust

Cincinnati has had more than enough time to move on from another close conference defeat. Following an eight-day layoff, the No. 24 Bearcats look to get back on track and sweep the season series with visiting Rutgers in Wednesday night's Big East matchup. Cincinnati (16-4, 4-3) was riding a three-game winning streak and led by seven with a little more than 5 minutes left before...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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