When college basketball coaches leave their current program for a new opportunity, there's often some recruiting fallout as a domino effect. Players who have committed to or signed with the school attempt to explore their options since the coach they pledged to is no longer there.
Such is reportedly the case with North Little Rock (Ark.) four-star guard KeVaughn Allen. According to WholeHogSports.com, Allen's stepfather John Curry called into a local radio program today and said his son is seeking a release from UF and is looking to re-open his recruitment.
HawgSports.com included quotes attributed to Curry from his time on-air.
"It's coming," Curry said when asked if Allen will ask for his release from Florida. "Florida has to hire somebody before you can actually ask for a release. You can't ask for a release until they bring a new coach in, from my understanding. I'm just going by what I was told, once you get a coach hired, you can formally ask for your release. I don't know if that's true or not, that's just what we were told.
"His whole draw to Florida, besides a beautiful university, [was] the coaches. And that goes for a lot of high school kids. They go to a coach, that's who they go to."
Allen also holds offers from Arkansas, Arizona, Tennessee, Louisville, Connecticut and others. He is the 61st-rated player in the 2015 class per 247Sports' Composite Rankings.