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Donovan says he is staying at Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. | Florida coach Billy Donovan says he isn't going anywhere.

Donovan made it clear Friday he has no interest in the Kentucky job or any other opening, reaffirming his desire to stay in Gainesville and get the Gators back to the NCAA tournament.

Donovan said in a statement that he is committed to the University of Florida and looks forward to continuing to build its program.

Kentucky fired coach Billy Gillispie on Friday, creating an opening at one of college basketball's premier programs and prompting speculation that Donovan would again be the top target to return to the Bluegrass State. Donovan spent five years as an assistant under Rick Pitino in Lexington.

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