Friday is the big day for the Florida Gators men’s basketball team, who kick off their 2021 NCAA Tournament bid as a No. 7 seed against the No. 10 seed Virginia Tech Hokies in Indianapolis. The team has toiled through the most difficult season in recent memory and had finally received their chance at postseason immortality.
Tipoff is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. EDT at Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, for the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament and will be broadcasted by CBS Sports, and can be streamed using the March Madness App and also heard on the Gators Sports Network.
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Television: CBS Sports
Play-by-Play: Jim Nantz
Analyst: Bill Raftery & Grant Hill
Reporter: Tracy Wolfson
Stream: March Madness App
Radio: Gators Sports Network
Play-by-Play: Mick Hubert
Analyst: Lee Humphrey
Score Track: FloridaGators.com, ESPN app
Game Notes: FloridaGators.com
Prediction: Florida 73, Virginia Tech 72
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