Orlando, Fla. - Stetson head basketball coach Casey Alexander traveled to Orlando Tuesday evening to take part in a press conference for the 2011 Florida Citrus Sports Shootout. This season's shootout will take place on November 28 in the Amway Center, home of the Orlando Magic, and will feature Stetson taking on the University of Florida.
Tuesday's press conference took place in the Skyline Club at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. Both Alexander and Gators' head coach Billy Donovan were on hand to answer questions from several members of the local media out of Orlando and Daytona Beach.
The game on November 28 will be the first meeting between the Hatters and Gators since 2009 when Florida defeated Stetson 74-46 in Gainesville. Florida holds a 51-14 advantage in the all-time series. The teams' first meeting took place on January 15, 1920 with the Hatters coming out on top 36-18.
Tickets for the shootout range from $17 to $102 and can be purchased by Hatters fans in a special presale until 9:00 p.m. on July 15. Follow the link in the "Related Links" box above and use the password HATTERS when prompted.
See Press Conference footage below: