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Florida, Georgetown to play on ship

Updated: June 15, 2012, 9:40 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

The Carrier Classic on Veterans Day, with the unique calendar date 11-11-11, was a watershed event in college basketball. Now it has become a full-blown trend.

Florida will play Georgetown on a ship Nov. 9 off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla.

The U.S. Navy has told the two schools that it is fully supportive of the game, much as it was with the Carrier Classic last year.

"The Navy is excited to work with the city of Jacksonville and Naval Station Mayport to bring the Navy-Marine ...

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