UF Men’s Basketball: Florida to Compete in Fort Myers Tip-Off

Courtesy of University Athletic Association

The Florida men’s basketball team will compete in the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off along with Ohio State, Cal, and Seton Hall. The event will take place Thanksgiving week at Suncoast Credit Union Arena on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State College.

Game dates, times and television information will be announced at a later date.

In November tournaments under Mike White, the Gators won the 2019 Charleston Classic and were runners-up in the 2017 Phil Knight Invitational (Portland) and the 2015 Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament (Mohegan Sun). The Gators’ third-place finish at the 2016 AdvoCare Invitational (Orlando) included a first-round win vs. Seton Hall.

The Gators are 0-2 all-time vs. Cal, 5-8 vs. Ohio State (1-0 under White), and 2-1 vs. Seton Hall (1-0 under White).

Official fan travel packages for the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off will be available in June. Ticket-only packages, based on availability, will go on sale this fall.

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