Monday, December 18, 2017
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College basketball preview: No. 7 Florida Gators vs. Marquette Golden Eagles

. TONIGHT

No. 7 Florida vs. Marquette

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

TV/radio: ESPN2; 620-AM

Records: Marquette 5-1, Florida 5-0

Notable: Although coach Billy Donovan believes the Gators can play better defense, particularly in defending the 3-pointer, Florida is allowing 48.4 points per game, second in the nation and one of five teams allowing fewer than 50. … Marquette is led by juniors Devante Gardner (14 ppg), Vander Blue (11.4) and Jamil Wilson (11). … Florida senior G Kenny Boynton is eight points shy of tying Stacey Poole at No. 5 on UF's all-time scoring list at 1,678.

Antonya English, Times staff writer

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