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Canes Hoops Will Play Gators During ESPN's Tip-Off Marathon

The Gators and the Canes will continue the rivalry, but no, not on the football field. ESPN announced Monday that Miami and Florida will battle each other on November 17th in Gainesville as part of the networks tip-off marathon. This provides a young Canes team a great challenge against a Gators program that is highly regarded.

Billy Donovan’s group is ranked 9th in early polls, while Jim Larranaga’s Canes start off the season unranked yet again. Despite the rankings, it should be a really fun environment inside the O’Connell center because who doesn’t love some Canes-Gators trash talk. Mark your calendars.

Here’s the full tip-off marathon schedule

2014 College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon Schedule (subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Mon, Nov 17 7 p.m. No. 13 Baylor at No. 6 Kentucky women ESPN2
  Miami at No. 9 Florida ESPNU
  9 p.m. No. 1 Connecticut at No. 20 Stanford women ESPN2
  11 p.m. No. 12 SMU at No. 15 Gonzaga ESPN2
  Legends Classic: Detroit at No. 22 Oregon ESPNU
Tue, Nov 18 1 a.m. Auburn at Colorado ESPN2
  3 a.m. New Mexico State at Saint Mary’s ESPN2
  5 a.m. High Point at Hawaii ESPN2
  7 a.m. Iona at Wofford ESPN2
  9 a.m. Northern Iowa at Stephen F. Austin ESPN2
  11 a.m. Manhattan at UMass ESPN2
  Noon Baylor at South Carolina ESPN
  2 p.m. No. 5 Wichita State vs. Memphis (Sioux Falls, S.D.) ESPN
  4 p.m. Utah at No. 20 San Diego State ESPN
  6 p.m. College GameDay (Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis) ESPN
  Legends Classic: Toledo at No. 14 VCU ESPNU
  7 p.m. State Farm Champions Classic (Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis): No. 18 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Duke ESPN
  7:30 p.m. Marquette at Ohio State ESPN2
  9:30 p.m. State Farm Champions Classic (Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis): No. 10 Kansas vs. No. 1 Kentucky ESPN
  9:30 p.m. Texas Tech at LSU ESPN2

 

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