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College basketball preview: Florida Gators vs. No. 19 Tennessee Volunteers

TONIGHT

Florida vs. No. 20 Tennessee

When/where: 9; Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville

TV/radio: ESPN; 620-AM

Records: Tennessee 20-6, 8-4 SEC; Florida 19-8, 8-4

Notable: The Vols have won 11 of the past 14 meetings, including a one-point victory in Knoxvilles this season. … Florida is trying to reach its 12th consecutive 20-win season. … Watch for the inside matchup of Gators center Vernon Macklin and Tennessee senior center Wayne Chism, who leads the Vols with 13.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. … "They're 8-4, we're 8-4 so this game means a lot to them, too," junior forward Chandler Parsons said. "It's just got to be who has the will to win."

Antonya English, Times staff writer

Tonight

Florida vs.

No. 19 Tennessee

When/where: 9; Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville

TV/radio: ESPN; 1250-AM

Records: Tennessee 20-6, 8-4 SEC; Florida 19-8, 8-4

Notable: The Vols have won 11 of the past 14 meetings. … Florida is trying to reach its 12th consecutive 20-win season. … Watch the inside matchup of Gators junior C Vernon Macklin and Tennessee senior C Wayne Chism, who leads the Vols with 13.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per game and on Monday was named SEC player of the week. … "They're 8-4, we're 8-4, so this game means a lot to them, too," Florida junior F Chandler Parsons said. "It's just got to be who has the will to win."

Antonya English,

Times staff writer

College basketball preview: Florida Gators vs. No. 19 Tennessee Volunteers 02/22/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 12:04am]
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