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Murphy's status against Wisconsin uncertain

With No. 10 Florida already down three players from the team that opened preseason practice, they're dealing with another blow that could be even bigger. Senior forward Erik Murphy missed practice on Monday with an illness and his status is in doubt with No. 22 Wisconsin coming to Gainesville on Wednesday night. It's another obstacle the Gators are forced to face this early in the year.

Florida coach Billy Donovan wasn't sure exactly the type of illness Murphy has been dealing with in recent days. The senior forward has been nauseous and throwing up while dealing with headaches. He wasn't in the basketball facility on Monday and didn't even watch the Gators practice. Donovan wasn't sure how much he would be able to practice on Tuesday night. "I'd like to put him in position...

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