Florida Gators basketball releases complete 2012-13 non-conference schedule

Florida Gators basketball announced the team’s 2012-13 non-conference schedule on Tuesday. Florida will face five opponents who took part in the 2012 NCAA Tournament while also participating in three events within the state of Florida – Navy/Marine Corps Classic, SEC/BIG EAST Challenge and Orange Bowl Basketball Classic.

“This is as challenging a non-conference schedule as we’ve had during my tenure at Florida,” head coach Billy Donovan said in an official school release. “We’ve made deep runs in the NCAA Tournament each of the last two years and a schedule like this helps expose us to a number of different styles of play that we could see later in the season, and also does a great job preparing us for SEC play.”

Below is the official 2012-13 non-conference schedule:

Date/TimeGator BaitResult
11/6 at TBD (TBD)vs. Barry (Exh.)
11/14 at TBD (TBD)vs. William & Mary
11/17 at TBD (TBD)vs. Miami
11/21 at TBD (TBD)vs. La.-Monroe
11/26 at TBD (TBD)vs. TBDB4A
11/27 at TBD (TBD)vs. TBDB4A
11/28 at TBD (TBD)vs. TBDB4A
12/5 at TBD (TBD)at KansasSEC-Big 12
12/8 at TBD (TBD)vs. Yale
12/12 at TBD (TBD)vs. Texas So.
12/14 at TBD (TBD)vs. Jacksonville
12/20 at TBD (TBD)vs. Wake ForestOBBC
12/30 at TBD (TBD)at Florida State
1/3 at TBD (TBD)vs. UConn

SCHEDULE NOTES

» The Gators will play four games in the state of Florida but outside of Gainesville for the second-straight year (Jacksonville, Tampa, Tallahassee, Sunrise).
» Twelve teams each from the SEC and Big East will each compete in the SEC/BIG EAST Challenge from Nov. 29-Dec. 1. Florida last faced and defeated Marquette 68-56 in the Sweet 16 round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
» Senior forward Erik Murphy will be able to play in front of friends and family during UF’s road game against Yale. He is from South Kingstown, RI.
» Florida will announce its 18-game conference schedule at a later date.

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One Response to “Florida Gators basketball releases complete 2012-13 non-conference schedule”

  1. Ken (CA) says:

    Love the schedule, wish we had a bit more depth this year for it. Would love to see scheduling like this every year.