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Florida guard Francis-Ramirez transferring after 2 seasons

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida guard Brandone Francis-Ramirez has decided to transfer.

The Gators confirmed the news Wednesday after Francis-Ramirez posted on his Twitter page that ''it was best for me to transfer from UF.'' Francis-Ramirez added that he will remain on campus this summer while taking a class and figuring out what program is the ''best fit for my style.''

The Dominican averaged nearly 11 minutes in 29 games as a sophomore last season, finishing with 59 points and 29 rebounds. He shot 20 percent from the field and a woeful 17 percent from 3-point range. He sat out his freshman year while working to become academically eligible.

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He will have to sit out next season under NCAA transfer rules and will have two years of eligibility remaining.

Francis-Ramirez is the second player to leave Florida since the end of the season, joining guard DeVon Walker.