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Former Florida guard could stay, also considering Boston College, Georgetown, Clemson

Tom Schalk, Eli Carter



Eli Carter could be heading to his third school, or he could be staying in Gainesville.

The rising senior guard told Jeff Goodman of ESPN that he is opened to staying at Florida for his final season of eligibility. He received his release from the school on April 27. Since then, Billy Donovan had taken the head coaching job with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Louisiana Tech’s Michael White has been hired in his place.

Carter also told ESPN that he is considering Boston College, Clemson and Georgetown. He is a graduate transfer, granting him immediate eligibility at any of those schools.

He averaged 8.8 points per game last season to go along with 2 rebounds and 2 assists per game. Carter began his career at Rutgers, averaging 14.3 points per game in 56 games with the Scarlet Knights. He enrolled at Florida for the 2013-14 season after Mike Rice had been fired. Carter’s first season with the Gators was brief, appearing in only seven games before redshirting as he was still recovering from a broken leg.

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