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College basketball preview: No. 13 Florida Gators at Yale Bulldogs, 5:30 p.m. Sunday


No. 13 Florida at Yale

When/where: 5:30; John J. Lee Amphitheater, New Haven, Conn.

TV/radio: NBC Sports Network; 620-AM

Records: Florida 9-2, Yale 5-10

Notable: Consider this a homecoming game for senior F Erik Murphy, who grew up 84 miles down the road in South Kingstown, R.I. … This is the Gators' first road game at an Ivy League school. Florida is playing its fifth out of six games away from home, part of a nine-game stretch with two home games. … This is the final nonconference game of the season; the Gators open SEC play at home against Georgia on Wednesday. … The Gators continue to play outstanding defense, holding six of their 11 opponents under 50 points. None has scored 70 this season. Florida is No. 4 in the nation in scoring defense (51.3 ppg). … Yale in is the midst of five games in 10 days, and today's game against the Gators is the only one at home. … Austin Mortan leads the Bulldogs with 12.5 ppg and Justin Sears also averages double figures with 10.7.

Antonya English, Times staff writer

College basketball preview: No. 13 Florida Gators at Yale Bulldogs, 5:30 p.m. Sunday 01/05/13 [Last modified: Saturday, January 5, 2013 8:32pm]
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