Gators will face Air Force in the 2nd game this year for the Orange Bowl Classic Hoops Tourney down in Sunrise Florida. first game is FSU vs Tulsa.
Dec 29th at Bank Atlantic Center.
Gator clubs in miami, broward, west palm should have some block seating available - i'm not sure if the clubs have set that up or not? i think palm beach has and it helps w/ their scholarship program to order tix thru their website. otherwise, go thru ticketmaster.
The annual MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic will again feature a top-tier doubleheader for the 19th edition of the Classic. Billy Donovanís Florida Gators, fresh off an Elite Eight run in last seasonís NCAA Tournament will face the Air Force Falcons
while the defending ACC Champion Florida State Seminoles under head coach Leonard Hamilton will take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane led by first-time head coach Danny Manning.
The 2012 MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic will be held on December 29 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, FL.
Florida State and Tulsa will play in the first game of the doubleheader, followed by Florida and Air Force. Game times will be announced at a later date.
For ticket information please contact the Orange Bowl ticket sales office at (305) 341-4701 or visit www.orangebowl.org
The Florida Gators
will be making their 14th appearance in the Classic and are led by South Florida native Kenny Boynton. The American Heritage (Plantation) prep star led the Gators in scoring last season (15.9 ppg) and was named the MVP of the 2011 MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic as he led the Gators to a 84-64 victory over Texas A&M. Boynton and the Gators finished last season with a 26-11 record that included an Elite Eight appearance.
finished last season with a 13-16 record and return leading scorers Michael Lyons (15.6 ppg) and Mike Fitzgerald (10.4 ppg). Head Coach Dave Pilipovich enters his first full season as head coach after being named to the position on March 3, 2012. The Falcons, who are making their MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic debut, posted a 10-5 non-conference record last season.