We are halfway to the last weekend before college football season kicks off and things are definitely humming around the Gator Nation as fall quickly approaches. Ahead of its upcoming season, the men’s basketball team is holding walk-on tryouts for full-time on-campus students. Meanwhile, the volleyball team made a tweak to its schedule. Here is a look at some of the latest news in the calm before the autumn sports storm.
https://twitter.com/GatorsMBK/status/1430221757516967937 The men's basketball team will hold walk-on tryouts in the coming weeks for full-time, on-campus students. Signup will be held between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT until Friday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. EDT at the Florida Basketball Practice Facility.
https://twitter.com/GatorsVB/status/1430198464110022657 The volleyball team's match with the Tennessee Volunteers has been moved back a day from Nov. 4 to Nov. 3 at the O'Connell Center. First serve is still scheduled for 7 p.m. EDT.
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