CORONADO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: In this handout image provided by the U.S. Navy, Michigan State University and the University of North Carolina tip off the inaugural Quicken Loans Carrier Classic basketball game on board the USS Carl Vinson on November 11, 2011 in Coronado, California. The Carrier Classic is a celebration of Veterans Day. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)
The Georgetown Hoyas will play the Florida Gators on a naval ship on November 9, according to a report. What other teams do the Hoyas play to start the season?
The Georgetown Hoyas will join the trend of college basketball teams playing on naval ship by playing the Florida Gators on one on November 9, according to a report by ESPN.com college basketball writer Andy Katz.
Sources: Florida, Georgetown to play on naval ship; third ship game on Nov. 9 espn.go.com/mens-college-b…— Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) June 15, 2012
This game will be one of three games to be played on ships this fall. The Marquette Golden Eagles and Ohio St. Buckeyes will play a game off the coast of Charleston, S.C. The Syracuse Orange will play against the San Diego St. Aztecs on the retired USS Midway off the coast of San Diego.
Georgetown's schedule for the early part of the regular season seems to be fairly loaded with another game against an SEC opponent, the Tennessee Volunteers. The Hoyas will also take part in the Legends Classic which will include the Indiana Hoosiers, the UCLA Bruins and the Georgia Bulldogs. While the pairings have not been announced, Georgetown will play at least one game against Indiana or UCLA.