The Tennessee men's basketball team will face Florida State in the first round of the Emerald Coast Classic in November.

The two-day event in Niceville, Florida, is Nov. 29-30. The other first-day match-up features Purdue against Virginia Commonwealth. The winners and losers of Fridays games face one another on the second day.

Tennessee leads the all-time series against Florida State 5-3, but they have not met since 1989.

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