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Gators feature defensive potential

Florida opens practice this weekend with a different look on the floor. There are three returning starters that have been counted on for a long time at Florida, but within the departures of Erving Walker and Brad Beal, there's potential for the Gators to be a dominant defensive team. Head coach Billy Donovan likes the length and athleticism of his team.

"The one thing that is clear right from the get-go is we have incredible potential defensively," Billy Donovan said at his media day press conference on Wednesday. Erving Walker did a lot of positive for the Florida basketball program, but his defense put the Gators in a tough spot. There wasn't much that could change it. Walker, officially listed at a generous 5-8, was playing against a taller...

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