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Parsons Playing at an All-SEC Level

Chandler Parsons

Four years ago, many thought Florida was taking Chandler Parsons in its recruiting class in order to please his highly recruited Lake Howell High School teammate Nick Calathes. Parsons averaged 8.1 points and four rebounds a game as a freshman and improved in both categories as a sophomore and a junior. However, early in his senior year, the 6-9 Parsons was not playing up to his abilities.

That play included a miserable 0-for-6 night at the free throw line in Florida's 57-54 loss to UCF. In fact, a few weeks back I wrote that Gator seniors Chandler Parsons and Alex Tyus were letting this Florida team down and that the Gators would not be any better than the last three years unless that changed. Things have certainly changed. The senior forward is playing the best basketball of...

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