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College basketball preview: Florida Gators vs. Middle Tennessee State

Published Nov. 18, 2012


No. 10 Florida vs. Middle Tennessee State

When/where: 4; Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 1250-AM

Records: Middle Tennessee 2-0, Florida 2-0

Notable: Florida returns to the Tampa Bay Times Forum where the Gators have a 7-3 record since 2003 (three consecutive), including second- and third-round games in the 2011 NCAA Tournament. … Middle Tennessee is coming off a 27-7 season, the most wins in school history. … The Blue Raiders are averaging 77.5 points, and their defense is holding opponents to 38 percent shooting.

Antonya English, Times staff writer