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Chomping at Bits: Florida men’s basketball has opportunity for signature win over Duke

The Gators meet the Blue Devils in Madison Square Garden tonight.

NCAA Basketball: Advocare Invitational-Florida vs Seton Hall Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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Gators readying for showdown with Duke: No. 21 Florida will tip off against the No. 5 Blue Devils tonight in Madison Square Garden. Both teams have lost a single game so far this season, and both have lost to opponents currently ranked in the top-10 - No. 8 Gonzaga for Florida and No. 4 Kansas for Duke. (Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Florida men’s basketball moves up to No. 21 in AP poll: The Gators were previously ranked at No. 24 in their first foray into the polls since 2014. (Connor Riley, SEC Country)

Mike White has family connection to Duke: White’s father, Kevin, is the athletic director at Duke. (Garry Smits, Florida Times Union; Ray Boone, Independent Florida Alligator)

Quarterback is Florida’s top priority: Stop me if you’ve heard this one before - the Gators need to find an answer at quarterback. (Edward Aschoff, ESPN)

Jim McElwain on Kirk Ferentz, Iowa: McElwain also shared thoughts on Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Florida football recruiting: The Gators’ staff was out on the recruiting trail. The linked articles detail which recruits coaches were visiting. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

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