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Against top non-conference competition, Donovan said goal is to win, not just play



When Florida takes on No. 6 Kansas State in the Orange Bowl Basketball Classic in Sunrise on Saturday afternoon, it will be the second Top 10 opponent the Gators have faced this season.

It's the continuation of a concerted effort UF coach Billy Donovan began last season to play a tougher non-conference schedule.

The Gators lost 93-75 to Ohio State at home earlier this season, and Donovan said Saturday's game is important because it's not just about playing tough teams before SEC play - the Gators need to win some of those games.

The game will be televised live on FSN.

Hear Donovan talk more about the game and his team:

[Last modified: Friday, December 17, 2010 8:34am]


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