UF basketball releases TV schedule


Coach Billy Donovan and his Gators will have 20 of their 31 games on national TV.

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Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 1:42 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 1:42 p.m.

Florida has unveiled the start times and TV broadcast information of its 13 non-conference men’s basketball games.

UF’s season-opener against Georgetown in the Navy/Marine Corps Classic will be at 9 p.m. on Nov. 9. The game will be held on the deck on the USS Bataan at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville.

Florida’s Nov. 14 home game vs. Wisconsin will start at 7 p.m. and air on either ESPN2 or ESPNU. On Nov. 29, Florida will host Marquette in the SEC-Big East Challenge at 9 p.m. on ESPN2.

Other key non-conference matchups include Dec. 5 at Florida State (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Dec. 15 at Arizona (ESPN, 10 p.m.) and Dec. 22 vs. Kansas State in Kansas City, Mo. (ESPN2, 8 p.m.).

Overall, 20 of UF’s 31 regular-season games will be on national television.

Here’s a look at UF’s full 2012-13 schedule, with TV information and tip-times:

Nov 1 -- Nebraska-Kearney (exh), GatorVision, 7 p.m.

Nov. 9 -- Georgetown at Navy/Marine Corps Classic, Jacksonville, NBC Sports Network, 9 p.m.

Nov. 11 -- Alabama State, Sun Sports/FS Florida, 3:30 p.m.

Nov. 14 -- Wisconsin, ESPN2 or ESPNU, 7 p.m.

Nov. 18 -- Middle Tennessee State at Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, Sun Sports/FS Florida, 4 p.m.

Nov 20 -- Savannah State, Sun Sports/FS Florida, 7 p.m.

Nov. 23 -- UCF, Sun Sports/FS Florida, 4 p.m.

Nov. 29 -- Marquette, ESPN2, 9 p.m.

Dec. 5 -- at Florida State, ESPN2, 7 p.m.

Dec. 15 -- at Arizona, ESPN, 10 p.m.

Dec. 19 -- Southeast Louisiana, Sun Sports/FS Florida, 7 p.m.

Dec. 22 -- Kansas State, ESPN2, 8 p.m.

Dec. 29 -- Air Force, at Orange Bowl Classic, Sunrise, FSN, 4:30 p.m.

Jan 6 -- at Yale, NBC Sports Network, 5:30 p.m.

Jan., 9 -- Georgia, CSS, 7 p.m.

Jan 12 -- at LSU, ESPNU, 4 p.m.

Jan. 17 -- at Texas A&M, ESPN2, 7 p.m.

Jan. 19 -- Missouri, ESPN, 2 p.m.

Jan. 23 -- at Georgia, SEC Network, 8 p.m.

Jan. 26 -- at Mississippi State, ESPN2, 8 p.m.

Jan. 30 -- South Carolina, SEC Network, 8 p.m.

Feb. 2 -- Ole Miss, ESPNU, 2 p.m.

Feb. 5 -- at Arkansas, ESPN, 7 p.m.

Feb. 9 -- Mississippi State, FSN, 5 p.m.

Feb. 12 -- Kentucky, ESPN, 7 p.m.

Feb. 16 -- at Auburn, SEC Network, 1:30 p.m.

Feb. 19 -- at Missouri, ESPN, 9 p.m.

Feb. 23 -- Arkansas, ESPNU, 7 p.m.

Feb. 26 -- at Tennessee, ESPN, 9 p.m.

March 2 -- Alabama, ESPN2, noon

March 6 -- Vanderbilt, SEC Network, 8 p.m.

March 9 -- at Kentucky, CBS, noon

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