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Being smart with Walker

Being smart with Walker

Billy Donovan isn't interested in the hype. He understood the fanfare and focus surrounding Chris Walker when the five-star freshman was ineligible, but now that he's cleared to make his debut on Tuesday against Missouri, the Florida coach wants the focus on his entire team -- not just the former high school All-American.

"Right now, there should be no attention to Chris because it's about our team," Billy Donovan said. "He's now a part of our team. He needs to be in a role with our team that however he can contribute and help our team -- that's the most important thing." It's not a lesson Donovan has been forced to preach to Chris Walker. Since the freshman made it to campus in Gainesville, he hasn't been selfish...

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