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Butler and Florida Agree To Home-and-Home Series

It was announced Monday that the two tournament rivals will now meet in the regular season starting next year.

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The Bulldogs and Florida Gators have had their battles during the NCAA Tournament, and now they'll get a chance to do the same during the regular season starting next year. 

It's a two year home-and-home series, and Butler will travel to Gainesville in 2018-2019 with Florida making an appearance at Hinkle Fieldhouse in the 2019-2020 regular season. 

“Every season they are near the top of the SEC standings and in the NCAA tournament,” Butler coach LaVall Jordan said of the Gators. “This series provides our team with another challenge to help prepare us for Big East play and also gives our fans another marquee opponent to look forward to.”

 

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