Plenty of TV time for men’s basketball team


Published: Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:25 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:26 p.m.

With the release of the 2012 Southeastern Conference men's basketball games, Florida's 2011-12 men's basketball schedule is now complete.

Florida will open league play Jan. 7 at Tennessee in an 11 a.m. tip on ESPN2. The Gators close league play March 4 at the O'Connell Center against Kentucky in a noon tip on CBS.

Of Florida's 16 SEC games, 11 will be nationally televised. In addition, Florida's non-conference matchup against Arizona on Dec. 7 has been set for 7 p.m. on ESPN2.

Here's a look at UF's schedule:

Nov. 3 -- Catholic University (exh)

Nov. 11 -- Jackson State

Nov. 15 -- at Ohio State, 8 p.m.

Nov. 17 -- North Florida

Nov. 21 -- Wright State, at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa

Nov. 25 -- Jacksonville

Nov. 28 -- Stetson, at Amway Arena, Orlando

Dec. 2 -- at Syracuse, 6:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 7 -- Arizona, 7 p.m., ESPN2

Dec. 9-- Rider, at Jacksonville Veterans Arena, Jacksonville

Dec. 17 -- Texas A&M, BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 19 -- Mississippi Valley State

Dec. 22 -- Florida State

Dec. 29 -- at Rutgers, 7 p.m., ESPN2

Dec. 31 -- Yale

Jan. 3 -- UAB

Jan. 7 -- at Tennessee, 11 a.m., ESPN2

Jan. 10 -- Georgia, 7 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 14 -- at South Carolina, 7 p.m., CSS

Jan. 21 -- LSU, 6 p.m., FSN

Jan. 26 -- at Ole Miss, 7 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2

Jan. 28 -- Mississippi State, 1:30 p.m., SEC Network

Feb. 2 -- South Carolina,9 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2

Feb. 4 -- Vanderbilt, 1 p.m., CBS

Feb. 7 -- at Kentucky, 7 p.m., ESPN

Feb. 11 -- Tennessee, 4 p.m., SEC Network

Feb. 14 -- at Alabama, 7 p.m., ESPN

Feb. 18 -- at Arkansas, 6 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2

Feb. 21 -- Auburn, 7 p.m., ESPNU

Feb. 25 -- at Georgia, 4 p.m., SEC Network

Feb. 28 -- at Vanderbilt, 9 p.m., ESPN

March 4 -- Kentucky, noon, CBS

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