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Quick turnaround a challenge for Florida

The Thursday-to-Saturday turnaround is usually tough enough. For No. 10 Florida, it's even tougher this time. The Gators will face No. 17 Missouri on Saturday at 2 p.m. The game will tip off just over 41 hours after Florida walked off the floor in College Station with a 21-point win. They'll have to deal with a talented, experienced team in Gainesville on Saturday afternoon without much rest.

Florida had just two Thursday-to-Saturday turnarounds last season. It didn't phase them at all. The Gators beat Ole Miss by four on the road before returning home to beat Mississippi State by 12. The next week, Florida beat South Carolina by eight in Gainesville before recording an eight-point win at home over Vanderbilt on Saturday. The issue with this week's Thursday-to-Saturday matchup is the...

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