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Florida men's basketball preview: tonight vs. Florida A&M


No. 23 Florida vs. Florida A&M

When/where: 7; Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Record: FAMU 1-5, UF 5-1

Notable: Florida has never lost to FAMU in nine meetings. … The Gators have scored 86 points in each of their past two games. They are averaging 80 points and 11.7 steals on the season. … Florida sophomore center Alex Tyus is averaging 19 points in the past three games, including 24 against Syracuse and 25 against the University of Missouri-Kansas City. … FAMU returns three starters and four players overall from last year's squad, including preseason All-MEAC player Lamar Twitty. … This will be the Rattlers' third SEC opponent this season, after losses to Alabama and Arkansas.

Antonya English, Times staff writer

Florida men's basketball preview: tonight vs. Florida A&M 12/01/08 [Last modified: Monday, December 1, 2008 9:39pm]
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