Florida talks to Georgetown about finishing game
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - No. 7 Florida wants to finish its canceled season opener against Georgetown. Coach Billy donovan says the Gators have reached out to the Hoyas about completing the game in nearby Jacksonville.
The teams played a half aboard the USS Bataan, an active amphibious assault ship docked at MaYport Naval Station. The game was called when condensation created dangerous playing conditions before the second half. Florida led 27-23. Donovan says the second half would be played at Veterans Memorial Arena, probably Jan. 2.
Donovan says Florida "has reached out to Georgetown about completing and finishing the game. There are some dates and some possibilities of that happening. I think our school's waiting to hear back from Georgetown about the possibility of that happening. Our school's in favor of making that happen."
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