Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Florida Gators announce non-conference basketball schedule

The Florida Gators announced their non-conference basketball schedule for the upcoming season.

Their home opener is Nov. 9 against Charleston Southern, which also happens to be the football team's opener.

The full schedule:

Nov. 6: at Florida State

Nov. 9: Charleston Southern

Nov. 14: La Salle

Nov. 21: Battle 4 Atlantis (opponent TBA)

Nov. 22: Battle 4 Atlantis (opponent TBA)

Nov. 23: Battle 4 Atlantis (opponent TBA)

Nov. 27: North Florida

Dec. 4:  West Virginia (Jimmy V Classic)

Dec. 8: Michigan State

Dec. 18: Mercer

Dec. 22: Orange Bowl Classic (opponent TBA)

Dec. 29: Butler

Jan. 26: at TCU

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