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Tough Non-Conference Readies Gators for SEC

Erving Walker

Florida completed its pre-conference schedule Monday night with a victory over Rhode Island, heading into SEC play with an 11-3 record. With the ups and downs that have happened early this season, escaping with only one bad loss isn't the worst it could have gone.

The Gators returned all five starters from last season, but for most of the season, the offense has taken multiple steps back. The perimeter players have struggled with their shots, which is the main reason Florida is the 224th best three-point shooting team in the country at 32.2%. Even though Erving Walker is shooting an impressive 45.1% (32-71) for three, his backcourt-mate has struggled...

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