Florida guard Walker plans to transfer after graduation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida guard DeVon Walker has decided to transfer for his final year of eligibility.

The Gators said Monday that Walker is on pace to graduate this spring. He will be eligible to play elsewhere next season under the NCAA's graduate-transfer policy.

Coach Mike White says ''we will support him however we can as he takes this next step in his academic and athletic pursuits.''

Walker shot 23 percent this season, including 2 for 19 from 3-point range. He missed his final 21 shots, last hitting a basket in early December.

He totaled 145 points and 102 rebounds in four years at Florida. He missed the 2014-15 season after tearing a knee ligament during an offseason workout.

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