Location: Donald L. Tucker Center – Tallahassee, FL [Capacity: 12,100]
Time: 7:00 p.m. EDT
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|No. 5 FLORIDA GATORS||FSU SEMINOLES|
|Head Coach: Billy Donovan||Head Coach: Leonard Hamilton|
|Record: 6-0||Record: 4-3|
|Conference: Southeastern||Conference: Atlantic Coast|
|Roster | Schedule||Roster | Schedule|
Odds: Florida -7 | O/U 136.5
HISTORY / STREAKS / STATS
» Florida is 41-22 all-time against Florida State and currently holds a three-game winning streak over its in-state rivals. UF is 10-6 against FSU under Donovan and 4-3 on the road in Tallahassee.
» Four of the Gators’ regular starters are averaging double figures.
» Florida has held four of its six opponents to 49 points or fewer. The Gators have only given up 26 points or more in a single half twice so far this campaign.
» UF dominated in its season opener, holding Alabama State to just nine first-half points and setting a school record in the shot clock era for fewest allowed in a half.
» Florida is 31-1 since the beginning of the 2011-12 season when holding opponents under 71 points in a game.
» The Gators were just 3-5 against top-25 opponents last season with all five losses coming to top-three teams. UF is currently scheduled to take on seven top-25 opponents as part of the 2012-13 campaign and is already 1-0 in such games.
» Florida is second nationally in scoring defense (48.5 points), fourth in scoring margin (+25.3 points per game) and ninth in rebounding margin (+11.2 per game) and field goal percentage defense (.350).
» The Gators are second nationally in fouling, committing 12.5 per game, and 144th nationally in assists, dishing just 13.5 per game.
» The Seminoles have 10 players averaging double-digit minutes.
» Florida State is 126th nationally in scoring margin (+5.9 points per game) and 167th nationally in rebounding margin (+1.3 per game).
» FSU has three players scoring in double figures, all of whom also averaged 5.3 rebounds per game or more. Its top three long-range shooters all hit 41.9 percent or better from downtown.
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