Florida vs. Jacksonville
When/where: 1; Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM
Records: Florida 8-2, JU 6-3
Notable: The Gators return to the court two days after their upset of No. 6 Kansas State. … Florida has held its past five opponents to an average of 50 points per game, and none has scored more than 57 in that span. Also during that span, UF is holding opponents to 35 percent shooting from the floor, allowing just one to hit more than 40 percent and none more than 50. … Jacksonville is finishing a three-game road trip and is off to its best start since the 2000-01 season when the Dolphins began 7-0. Senior Ayron Hardy leads JU with 12.6 points and seven rebounds per game. … JU has already defeated one SEC opponent, Auburn, this season.
Antonya English, Times staff writer