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Game previews: No. 22 Florida State Seminoles vs. Harvard; No. 10 Florida Gators vs. Jacksonville


No. 22 Florida St. vs. Harvard

When/where: 4:30; Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas

TV/radio: Versus; 1040-AM

Records: FSU 5-0, Harvard 4-0

Notable: This is the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Thursday, the Seminoles beat UMass 73-53 and the Crimson beat Utah 75-47. … Since Stetson made 10 3-pointers on Nov. 16, FSU has held its two opponents to 2-of-47 from beyond the arc. … Before beating Utah, Harvard beat MIT at home and Holy Cross and Loyola Marymount on the road. Four players average double figures in points: F Keith Wright (14.0), F Kyle Casey (13.0), G Oliver McNally (11.8), and G Laurent Rivard (11.0).

Times wires

No. 10 Florida vs. Jacksonville

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

TV/radio: FSN; 620-AM

Records: Florida 3-1, Jacksonville 2-2

Notable: Jacksonville returns to the O'Connell Center one year after it earned its only win over Florida during coach Billy Donovan's tenure, 71-68 in overtime. Florida's players said although they went on to the NCAA Elite Eight, the loss to Jacksonville taught them a lesson. "It was a huge wake-up call," senior G Erving Walker said. "It set our backs against the wall." … Florida sophomore C Patric Young is expected to play (with goggles) after taking a shot to the eye Monday against Wright State. … The Dolphins, who lost 79-67 at Florida State on Nov. 11, return all five starters from last season. F Ayron Hardy leads them at 12.3 points per game.

Antonya English, Times staff writer

Game previews: No. 22 Florida State Seminoles vs. Harvard; No. 10 Florida Gators vs. Jacksonville 11/24/11 [Last modified: Thursday, November 24, 2011 11:59pm]
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