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UF point guard to play against KU

December 8, 2013

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University of Florida point guard Scottie Wilbekin was cleared to practice and will play Tuesday against Kansas University at the O’Connell Center, the Gainesville (Fla.) Sun reported.

The 6-foot-2 Wilbekin returned to practice over the weekend after suffering a sprained ankle in last Monday’s 65-64 loss at Connecticut, according to the school’s website and the Sun.

McDonald’s All-American freshman point guard Kasey Hill remains questionable for the 6 p.m., Central time, game. Hill, who suffered a high-ankle sprain Nov. 18 against Southern, began individual drills Wednesday but has yet to work out with the team.

Wilbekin missed the first six games of the season because of a disciplinary suspension. In the three games since his return, Wilbekin is averaging 11.3 points, 5.7 assists and 3.1 steals

Florida and KU will each take 6-2 records into the game.

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