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Prather makes impact in debut

Prather makes impact in debut

Casey Prather didn't waste time announcing his return to his teammates and all those in the O'Connell Center. Eighteen seconds after checking in during the second half, he skied for an offensive rebound, corralled it and went back up to draw a foul. The crowd noticed the effort, but it was the Florida bench that appreciated it the most. The junior has developed a knack for the athletic plays.

"I smiled in my head when I saw him get that rebound," said Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin, with an ear-to-ear grin. The only thing that has kept Casey Prather from extended minutes on the court in his first two years is his decision making. He isn't always decisive, and sometimes when a decision is made, it's the wrong one. It can look as if Prather's mind is spinning at warp speed while his... Recommended Stories

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