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Florida coach Billy Donovan: "We're playing for the United States of America"



Florida coach Billy Donovan told a group of fans and miltary personnel this week that tonight's season opener against Georgetown, which will be played on the USS Bataan naval ship, is an honor for him and the Gators' team.

"We're not just playing for the state of Florida and the University of Florida, we're playing for the United States of America,'' Donovan said.

Earlier this week, Donovan discussed some of the logistics involved in playing such a unique game - outside, with temperatures expected in the 40's, and how the wind might affect shooting.

Here are some of his thoughts on tonight's game:

[Last modified: Friday, November 9, 2012 5:57pm]


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