UF signs 2 for 2013-14 hoops season

Published On: Nov 14 2012 02:55:00 PM EST

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Billy Donovan, who has coached the University of Florida Gators since 1996, has won two NCAA championships. The titles are from 2006 and 2007.


No. 10 Florida has landed the top two high school basketball prospects in the state.
Guard Kasey Hill and forward Chris Walker, both regarded as five-star recruits and widely ranked in the top 10 nationally, signed letters of intent Wednesday to play for the Gators.
Hill, a 6-foot-1 ball-handler from Eustis, chose Florida over Kentucky, Louisville, Georgia Tech and Florida State. Walker, a 6-foot-10 shot-blocker from Bonifay, chose the Gators over Kansas, Baylor and Florida State.
Coach Billy Donovan says both players "have a chance to have tremendous careers here."
The Gators also will add transfers Dorian Finney-Smith and Damontre Harris next season. Finney-Smith transferred to Florida from Virginia Tech, and Harris left South Carolina to join Donovan's team. They have to sit out this season under NCAA transfer rules.


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