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Two Gator basketball players arrested on felony burglary charges

GAINESVILLE — Florida basketball players Cody Larson and Erik Murphy each face felony burglary charges stemming from their arrest early Sunday morning in St. Augustine. They have been released on bail.

Joshua Adel, who identified himself as a team manager, was charged with principal to burglary. He reportedly told police he was a lookout.

According to the police report, Larson and Murphy went into Scarlett O'Hara's Bar and Restaurant around 2 a.m. Sunday, claiming they had lost a wallet. Police said the men tried to get close to an employee who was counting money from the night.

Bouncers then told Larson and Murphy to leave. Moments later, according to the report, they saw the men breaking into a co-worker's car across the street. Murphy, a sophomore, was a reserve forward this past season. Larson was redshirted.

'Bama says it's fine: Alabama investigated its signing of football recruit Brent Calloway and found no wrongdoing, the Birmingham News reported. Calloway, a linebacker rated 38th on the Rivals.com list of the nation's top 100 recruits, committed to Auburn in January, then signed with the Crimson Tide weeks later. Allegations surfaced that an Alabama fan had given cash and gifts to Calloway.

GEORGIA: Senior tackle Trinton Sturdivant tore the ACL in his right knee Saturday.

BASKETBALL: Dave Rice was hired as coach at UNLV where he played and was an assistant.

Information from Times wires was used in this report.

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