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Chomping at Bits: Florida men's basketball finalizes 2016-17 non-conference schedule

The Gators will play 11 games around the state while the O'Connell Center undergoes renovations.

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Gators finalize non-conference men's basketball schedule: Florida will play 11 games at seven different sites around the state before returning to the renovated O'Connell Center on December 21st. In order to fill a scheduled November 21st game in Tampa, Florida moved their previously announced opener with Belmont to that date. The Gators will now open against Florida Gulf Coast University on November 11th in Jacksonville. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando SentinelKevin Brockway, Gainesville SunDenver Parler, Florida Gators)

Jim McElwain discusses Antonio Callaway situation: Callaway's hearing occurred as scheduled Friday, without the alleged victim, and a ruling is expected in the next few weeks. In the meantime, Callaway is practicing with the team. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville SunEdgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

Fall practice injury updates: Antonio Riles suffered a leg injury during Monday's practice. Chris Thompson also left practice with a hip injury. The extent of those injuries was not disclosed. (Thomas Goldkamp, 247 Sports)

Florida close to meeting major recruiting needs for 2017 class: Signing Day is still six months away but the Gators are addressing positions of need. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Tim Tebow actively pursuing a career in professional baseball: Tebow plans to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams later this month, and has reportedly been training for the last year. Tebow was an all-state baseball player in high school. (Adam Schefter, ESPNNick Cole, SEC Country)

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