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Wilbekin reinstated for Sunday

Wilbekin reinstated for Sunday

The Gators will get their starting point guard back for Sunday's matchup with Middle Tennessee State, but he won't take over that role immediately. Florida coach Billy Donovan reinstated Scottie Wilbekin on Friday morning after a three-game suspension to start the season. He won't be in the starting lineup in Tampa on Sunday but Donovan didn't rule out him earning his spot back.

"He's got to work back. He has missed a week of practice by his own doing," Florida coach Billy Donovan said before the team practiced Friday afternoon. "That's not to say he's never going to start here again. One of the things I feel like as a coach is that I don't believe in having a doghouse. He starts fresh and clean. I'd be making a mistake as a coach to keep holding onto it. "I'm expecting... Recommended Stories

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