Location: Kohl Center – Madison, WI [Capacity: 17,230]
Time: 9:00 p.m. EST
|(10/11) FLORIDA GATORS||(19/20) WISCONSIN BADGERS|
|Head Coach: Billy Donovan||Head Coach: Bo Ryan|
|Record: 1-0||Record: 1-0|
|Conference: Southeastern||Conference: Big Ten|
|Roster | Schedule||Roster | Schedule|
Odds: Florida +6 | O/U 137
PRE-GAME READING MATERIAL
HISTORY / STREAKS / STATS
» Florida leads Wisconsin 2-1 in the all-time series between the two programs.
» The Gators are replacing their three leading scorers from 2012-13.
» UF is looking to advance to the Final Four for the first time since 2006-07 after having its season end in the Elite Eight in each of the last three years.
» Florida was 4-2 against top 25-ranked opponents last season with both losses coming away from its home court.
» The Gators are 55-7 since the beginning of the 2011-12 season when holding opponent under 71 points in a game.
» Florida was 0-6 last season in single-digit decisions.
» Donovan is looking for his 16th consecutive 20-win season. The Gators have him ranked sixth all-time in that category behind only Dean Smith, Lute Olson, Mike Krzyzewski, Tubby Smith and Jim Boeheim.
» Donovan is currently the longest-tenured head basketball coach in the SEC.
» Ryan’s Badgers team is 181-18 at home over the last 12 seasons, boasting a 90-7 record against non-conference opponents to boot.
Read the rest of the Florida-Wisconsin gameday preview…after the break!
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