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Future of the position: Power forward

Future of the position: Power forward

There was no doubt about the power forward position in the lineup during the last two seasons. Erik Murphy would be there. He served as the perfect stretch power forward in Billy Donovan's offense, able to hit three-point shots at a high rate. With his departure comes a change in the starting lineup and could bring a change to the Florida offense.

Erik Murphy was second on the team as a senior, shooting 45.3% from behind the three-point line. His presence on the court made Florida difficult to prepare for. The quickness of Florida's guards made teams respect them with the ball in their hands, but opponents always had to keep an eye on Murphy. There isn't a power forward on the roster that can provide the same threat as Murphy. The...

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