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College basketball preview: Florida Gators at No. 14 Tennessee Volunteers

Florida at No. 14 Tennessee

When/where: 1; Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

TV/radio: Ch. 10; 1250-AM

Records: Florida 15-5, 4-2 SEC; Tennessee 15-4, 3-2

Notable: The Gators are on a four-game conference winning streak, while the Vols have lost their past two. But the Vols have won 10 of the past 13 meetings, including the past five. … Florida G Erving Walker has shot 70 percent from 3-point range over the past four games, and the Gators have allowed 62.8 ppg in that span. But their frontcourt will have its hands full with 6-foot-9 F Wayne Chism, whom UF coach Billy Donovan said is "so imposing because he is so big and he's a very, very smart player." Chism is averaging 12.6 points and 10.6 rebounds in SEC play and is second in the league in rebounds and steals (2.2).

Antonya English, Times staff writer

College basketball preview: Florida Gators at No. 14 Tennessee Volunteers 01/30/10 [Last modified: Saturday, January 30, 2010 7:01pm]
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