Billy Donovan to face another former assistant in game against UCF
Florida coach Billy Donovan and former UF assistant Donnie Jones will be back on the court together again next season.
But this time they'll be on opposite benches.
Florida and UCF have agreed to play each other in a Dec. 1 game in Orlando.
Jones, the former head coach at Marshall, was hired March 29 to take over the UCF program. He worked as an assistant with Donovan at Marshall, then joined Donovan when he became head coach at Florida. Jones was an assistant at Florida when the school won back-to-back national titles in 2006 and 2007.
Former UF assistant coaches John Pelphrey (Arkansas) and Anthony Grant (Alabama) are now both in the SEC.
The Florida-UCF game will be played in the new Amway Center which is currently under construction.