The Huskies' 62-52 win on April 5 during the Final Four ended the Gators' school-record 30-game winning streak and their season. UConn was the last team to beat UF prior to the win streak, using a buzzer-beater by All-America guard Shabazz Napier to beat the Gators 65-64 win last Dec. 2.
The game is one of several quality non-conference games for the Gators, who return a talented squad featuring Michael Frazier II, Dorian Finney-Smith, Kasey Hill and Chris Walker. among others.
The Gators also will visit national power Kansas on Dec. 5 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge and are guaranteed three games in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend in the Bahamas. The eight-team field includes Butler, Georgetown, North Carolina, Oklahoma, 2014 Final Four member Wisconsin and UAB.
Other highlights include a Nov. 17 visit from Miami and a Dec. 30 visit to Florida State.
Nov. 6 -- Barry (exhibition)
Nov. 14 -- William & Mary
Nov. 17 -- Miami
Nov. 21 -- Louisiana-Monroe
Nov. 26-28 -- Battle 4 Atlantis (North Carolina, UCLA, Wisconsin, Georgetown, Butler, Oklahoma, UAB), Paradise Island, Bahamas
Dec. 5 -- at Kansas (SEC-Big XII Challenge)
Dec. 8 -- Yale
Dec. 12 -- Texas Southern
Dec. 14 -- Jacksonville
Dec. 20 -- Wake Forest (Orange Bowl Classic), Sunrise, Fla.
Dec. 30 -- at Florida State
Jan. 3 -- Connecticut