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Murphy and Yeguete Need Big Year

It is no secret that the University of Florida basketball team is going to be a guard oriented bunch in 2011-2012. The loss of big time front court players Chandler Parsons, Vernon Macklin, and Alex Tyus has left the team a little shorthanded with numbers in the front court. Junior Erik Murphy and sophomore Will Yeguete at forward are just two that will have to step up.

For Erik Murphy, it is about getting better on the defensive side of the ball. Last week, the Gators ventured to Orlando to scrimmage with UCF a squad very capable of making the NCAA tournament and the top 25. Murphy thinks he played a little better on the defensive end of the court. "There are some things I have to do better," he said. "Coach has emphasized defense. I played a little better on... Recommended Stories

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