Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE
The Florida State Seminoles will play for the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title against St. Joseph's Saturday.
The state of Florida features four college basketball teams in action Saturday. The Florida State Seminoles, South Florida Bulls, Florida International Golden Panthers and Florida Atlantic Owls take the court.
Florida State (2-1) vs. St. Joseph's (1-0), 9:30 p.m. ET, Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Florida State (2-1) will try to win its third straight game when it faces St. Joseph's in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic final at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Seminoles won, 88-70, over BYU Friday night to advance to the championship game. St. Joseph's beat Notre Dame in overtime, 79-70, to earn a spot in the final. The game will be televised on TruTV.
South Florida (1-1) vs. Loyola Chicago (2-1), 7:30 p.m. ET, USF Invitational, Tampa
South Florida is coming off a blowout win over Maryland-Eastern Shore in the opener of the USF Invitational. The Bulls won, 78-59, and got 16 points and six rebounds from senior forward Toarlyn Fitzpatrick. Loyola Chicago dropped its first game of the USF Invitational, 81-71, to Western Michigan. USF-Loyola can be viewed online here.
Florida International (0-1) vs. Stephen F. Austin (1-0), 2 p.m. ET, Miami
Florida International is looking for its first win of the season against Stephen F. Austin. The Golden Panthers dropped an 84-70 game to Boston College in their season opener on Nov. 11. The Lumberjacks enter the contest coming off an 84-30 victory over Howard Payne on Nov. 9. Fans can watch FIU-SFA online here
Florida Atlantic (0-2) vs. Coppin State (0-2), 4:30 p.m. ET, EA Sports Maui Invitational, Elon, N.C.
Florida Atlantic and Coppin State square off in a Maui Invitational regional game. The winner will move on to play Sunday against either Colgate or Elon for the right to advance to the games in Hawaii. Florida Atlantic is winless, but the Owls' two losses came against North Carolina and Mississippi State. Coppin State also has two high-profile losses, falling to USC and Texas. The FAU-Coppin State game can be viewed online here.