Scout Premium Content

Donovan: Shipman Would be Welcomed Back

Ray Shipman

Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan said while he understands Ray Shipman's decision to transfer, he does not have any problem with Shipman having a change of heart and deciding to remain with the Gators. Donovan went through the same thing with Alex Tyus a year ago and I asked him if Ray came to him, how would he react?

"I would take Ray Shipman back in a heartbeat. Ray is always welcome here. I think that any time a player handles themselves the way Ray did, and I thought he did it with great class. I think it was hard for him during the year. I think he wanted to play more, (and) wanted to contribute more. He never had a bad attitude. He tried to come to practice. He tried to do everything we asked him to do... Recommended Stories

Up Next