Florida basketball’s complete 2012-13 schedule

By Adam Silverstein
September 25, 2012

Florida Gators basketball on Tuesday announced the times for all of the team’s non-conference games this season, officially completing the 2012-13 schedule. Florida will face a total of nine opponents who took part in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. The Gators will also participate in three events within the state – Navy/Marine Corps Classic, SEC/BIG EAST Challenge and Orange Bowl Basketball Classic.

UF will take on their permanent rival of Kentucky twice as part of the Southeastern Conference‘s new 18-game schedule; Florida begins its annual rotation facing Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi State and Missouri twice each.

The Gators start their SEC slate with four of their first six games on the road but will then have four of their next five at home concluding with Kentucky on Feb. 12.

Florida will play one game on CBS, 17 on ESPN networks, two on the NBC Sports Network, four on the SEC Network, seven on Sun Sports/FOX Sports Network and one on Comcast Sports South.

During non-conference and SEC competition combined, the Gators will play 20-of-31 games on national television including the conference’s season finale.

Below is the official 2012-13 schedule:

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AthleteCountrySport
Will Claye
USA
Track & Field
Triple jump
Kerron Clement
USA
Track & Field
400m hurdles
Arman Hall
USA
Track & Field
4x400m relay
Tony McQuay
USA
Track & Field
4x400m relay
Christian Taylor
USA
Track & Field
Triple jump
Andres Arroyo
Puerto Rico
Track & Field
800 meters
Gen. LaCaze
Australia
Track & Field
3000m s
5000m
Eddie Lovett
U.S. V.I.
Track & Field
110m hurdles
Kemal Mesic
Bosnia
Track & Field
Shot put
Shara Proctor
Great Britain
Track & Field
Long jump
L. Williams-Mills
Jamaica
Track & Field
4x400m relay
Stipe Zunic
Croatia
Track & Field
Shot put
Elizabeth Beisel
USA
Swimming
400m IM
Caeleb Dressel
USA
Swimming
100m free
4x100m relay
4x100m medley
Conor Dwyer
USA
Swimming
400m free
200m free
4x200m relay
Ryan Lochte
USA
Swimming
200m IM
4x200m relay
M. Costa-Schmid
Spain
Swimming
200m free
400m free
4x100m relay
4x200m relay
Mitch D'Arrigo
Italy
Swimming
200m free
4x200m relay
H. Luthersdottir
Iceland
Swimming
100m breast
200m breast
Corey Main
New Zealand
Swimming
100m back
200m back
Omar Pinzon
Colombia
Swimming
200m back
S. Rousseau
South Africa
Swimming
400m IM
200m fly
Solaeche-Gomez
Spain
Swimming
200m IM
Jan Switkowski
Poland
Swimming
200m fly
200m free
Rex Tullius
U.S. V.I.
Swimming
200m back
Dan Wallace
Great Britain
Swimming
200m IM
4x200m relay
Pawel Werner
Poland
Swimming
4x200m relay
Kelly Murphy
USA
Volleyball
Aury Cruz
Puerto Rico
Volleyball
Sandra Gal
Germany
Golf

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 play three games on ESPNU for the first time ever after having one game scheduled on the network in each of the last two seasons.[/EXPAND]

4 Comments

  1. gatorboi352 says:

    Ready for this season to start! I may be the only Gator in town that looks forward to Billy ball season just as much, if not more so, than football season.

  2. Gator Princess says:

    gatorboi352…nope…you are not the only one…I love my GATOR basketball team as well! I was hoping to download the schedule into my Outlook so it’s on the calendar and I have my nights set up! Go GATORS!

  3. Gatorgrad79 says:

    Love Gator BB – got my tickets for the Navy/Marine classic on the carrier:):)

  4. gatorboi352 says:

    @Princess more power to ya! We need all the support we can get! The O Dome doesn’t get packed nearly enough, we need all the fans in there every game we can get!

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