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MBB: Scottie Lewis to return to UF for sophomore year

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Florida guard and former five-star prospect, Scottie Lewis has announced his intention to stay at UF for his sophomore season.

Lewis averaged 8.5 points and 3.6 rebounds in 30 games in 2019-20 while starting 22 games for Mike White’s squad.

The Hazlet, NJ native earned SEC All-Freshman honors and was the conference’s Freshman of the Week in early January.

The 6’5 guard and former McDonald’s All-American was expected to hear his name in this year’s NBA Draft, but the possibilities of when were wide ranging.

The Gators finished the season 19-12 and were likely to receive an NCAA Tournament berth prior to the season being cancelled due to COVID-19.

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