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Florida Cruises Past UMKC, 86-65, In First-Ever Gator Jam

No. 17/18 Florida (5-1) clinched its fifth win of the season with a 86-65 victory over the University of Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos (3-5) at Amway Arena in Orlando as part of Sunday�s Florida Hospital Gator Jam, an Florida Citrus Sports event. In the first meeting between the two schools, sophomore forward Alex Tyus (St. Louis, Mo.) led the charge for UF with a career-high 25 points, and a season-high eight rebounds as the Gators moved to 31-3 overall in the […]

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Gators and ‘Roos Make Way to Orlando for this Sunday’s Showdown

The city of Orlando will host its first University of Florida basketball game since 1997 this Sunday as the Gators take on the University of Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos at Amway Arena. Tipoff for the game televised by SunSports is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. Florida (4-1) comes to Orlando after splitting a pair of games in the CBE Classic at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. The Gators (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) fell to Syracuse on Monday, […]

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_Orlando to Play Host to �Gator Jam� in 2008

Florida Citrus Sports Executive Director Steve Hogan and University of Florida Athletics Director Jeremy Foley have announced that the Florida Gator men�s basketball team will play the University of Missouri-Kansas City in a neutral-site game in Orlando. �Gator Jam� will take place November 30, 2008, at Amway Arena with tickets going on sale to the public Monday, June 23 (10:00 a.m. on Ticketmaster), and to FCSports members today (407.423.2476). The appearance will be the first for Florida�s men�s basketball team […]

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