Florida vs. Longwood
When/where: 4; Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM
Records: Longwood 7-8, Florida 12-2
Tickets: Available. Call the Gator ticket office at (352) 375-4683, ext. 6800.
Notable: This is the final nonconference game for the Gators, who open SEC play Saturday at home against Ole Miss. … It's the first meeting between the Gators and Longwood, which returns two starters from last season. … The Lancers are led by junior guard/forward Dana Smith, the team's leading scorer (15.7) and rebounder (6.1). … Forcing 19.7 turnovers per game, the Lancers enter the game coming off a win over George Washington. … Florida has won 15 nonconference home games in a row and is 40-1 at home during nonconference play during the past four seasons.
Antonya English, Times staff writer