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Prather brings energy off the bench

Prather changed the game on both ends

The Gators don't need points out of Casey Prather. Since the loss of forward Will Yeguete for the remainder of the regular season, Florida has needed Prather to bring energy and do the little things that made Yeguete invaluable. In the two games Yeguete has been out, Prather has posted a season-high 12 points in each of them, but that's not where his true value to the Gators comes.

The value is in his athleticism and unselfishness. Prather showed that within minutes of checking in against Kentucky on Tuesday. Just 28 seconds after Prather stepped on the court, he stepped in front of Kentucky guard Archie Goodwin and took a charge. Less than a minute later, Prather did it again, this time stepping in front of Kentucky center Nerlens Noel. This ended up being even more...

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