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Corey Brewer is set to return to Minnesota, where he started his NBA career (Photo: Denver Post).
A few Gator-related links for your perusal as lunchtime approaches:
--Former UF basketball standout Corey Brewer is heading back to Minnesota, where he started his NBA career in 2007 writes the St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press.
--Meanwhile, another former UF hoopster, Marreese Speights, has agreed to a new contract with the Golden State Warriors writes USA Today.
--Gators defensive tackle Darious Cummings is ready to make his Florida debut after starting his career at Florida State writes David Jones of Florida Today.
--Florida’s defensive line should be one of the SEC’s best writes ESPN.com blogger Ed Aschoff.
--Remember that photo of Gators linebacker Darrin Kitchens standing alone as the UF band played following the Sugar Bowl loss to Louisville? Robbie Andreu of The Gainesville Sun caught up with Kitchens recently to talk about the moment.
--Gators coach Billy Donovan awaits word on academic eligibility of top recruit Chris Walker writes Edgar Thompson of The Orlando Sentinel.
--Here is a Gators basketball notebook from the Gainesville Sun’s John Boothe from Donovan’s media availability on Wednesday.
--The SEC seeks to boost basketball schedule strength writes Antonya English of the Tampa Bay Times.