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Antonya English

Chandler Parsons is just fine after the towel injury

28

January

Okay, okay, Chandler Parsons knows some people got a good laugh at his expense Tuesday night.

Today, he can laugh about it, too. Not so much then.

During Florida's double overtime win over Georgia Tuesday night, Parsons' teammate Vernon Macklin inadvertently hit him with a towel as Parsons was running back down the court following a big basket. Macklin was on the bench and the towel accidentally hit Parsons in his  private area. He collapsed on the floor, a timeout was called, and Parsons eventually came back to play.

He said his Twitter and Facebook accounts were filled with comments about the injury - not about the great win. Even his parents wanted to talk about it.

The Gators will be on the road again on Saturday against Mississippi State. Hear Parsons talk about how Florida's maturity has become an asset this season, particularly on the road, and about the aftermath of the towel injury.

[Last modified: Friday, January 28, 2011 9:35am]

    

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