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Game preview: No. 24 Florida Gators at Vanderbilt

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No. 24 Florida at Vanderbilt

When/where: 1:30 p.m.; Memorial Gym, Nashville

TV/radio: Ch. 10; 620-AM

Records: UF 16-3, 3-1 SEC; Vanderbilt 12-6, 1-3

Notable: Both teams are coming off tough losses. Vandy fell 76-63 to instate rival Tennessee on Tuesday, while the Gators will be trying to rebound from their crushing last-second loss at South Carolina on Wednesday night. … Vandy's loss snapped a nine-game home winning streak. Florida's ended a 10-game winning streak. … Memorial Gym is always a tough place for the Gators to play, and coach Billy Donovan and the players don't expect anything less today. Vanderbilt leads the series 39-12 in Nashville and has won the past two games against the Gators at Memorial Gym. … This is Vandy's first ranked opponent this season. … Commodores C A.J. Ogilvy leads the team with 15.8 points per game and 6.8 rebounds, while Nick Calathes leads the Gators with 17.8 ppg.

Antonya English, Times staff writer

Game preview: No. 24 Florida Gators at Vanderbilt 01/24/09 [Last modified: Saturday, January 24, 2009 5:39pm]
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