Rice swingman Egor Koulechov transferring to Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida is getting a graduate transfer to help replace versatile forward Devin Robinson. Rice swingman Egor Koulechov announced Tuesday night on Twitter that he plans to transfer to Florida, where he will be eligible to play right away. The Gators are awaiting NCAA paperwork before making an official announcement. The 6-foot-5 Koulechov averaged 18.2 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.

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NBA PLAYOFFS Playoffs begin today UNDATED (AP) -- The NBA playoffs begin today with four games. The Cavaliers open against No. 7 Indiana, while No. 3 Toronto hosts No. 6 Milwaukee. In the West, it's seventh-seeded Memphis at No. 2 San Antonio, and the No. 4 Clippers against the No. 5 Utah Jazz. On Sunday, the Warriors open against Portland, before the third-seeded Rockets and No.

Florida forward Devin Robinson leaving college for NBA draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida forward Devin Robinson has decided to forgo his final year of college eligibility and enter the NBA draft. Robinson announced his decision Friday on social media in a letter to fans. The Gators confirmed his announcement. Robinson says it "was one of the hardest decisions I have faced. I will be leaving a place that has become my second home." Robinson averaged 11.1 points and 6.

Kentucky is No. 1 in too-early preseason Top 25 for 2017-18

The college basketball season came to a close Monday night with North Carolina's grinding victory over Gonzaga in the desert. Now it's time to start looking ahead to the next season and to do that, we're going to -- you guessed it -- take an early look at what the preseason AP Top 25 might look like.

Injured Florida C Egbunu to 'test the waters' of NBA draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida coach Mike White might be facing a bigger rebuilding project than initially expected. White said Tuesday that injured center John Egbunu plans to "test the waters" of the NBA draft. Egbunu doesn't intend to hire an agent, meaning he could end up returning to school for his final year of eligibility.