Florida center John Egbunu will miss the remainder of the 2016-17 season with a torn left ACL, suffered on Tuesday during the Gators' win at Auburn. Egbunu's recovery time is projected at 10-12 months.

The redshirt junior has averaged 7.8 points and a team-leading 6.6 rebounds per game in 24 appearances and 19 starts this season.

 
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"We're all disappointed for John," head coach Mike White said. "He's been playing really well of late, so it's a tough blow to him and our team. He's a great young man, and unfortunately injuries are a part of basketball. He'll be back even stronger."

In addition, freshman center Gorjok Gak has been diagnosed with a left foot sprain and is projected to be out for 10-14 days. Gak's injury occurred in practice on Monday afternoon.

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