UT's opening opponent looking forward to return trip to CWS

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by Associated Press

kvue.com

Posted on June 15, 2011 at 3:06 PM

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida expects to be better prepared for this trip to the College World Series.

The Gators, the overall No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament, advanced to Omaha, Neb., for consecutive years for the first time in school history. And coach Kevin O'Sullivan believes he learned from last year's quick exit.

O'Sullivan held a detailed team meeting this week to go over itinerary, tickets, packing and other little stuff that "crept up on us last year."

The coach also decided to take his team out west a day earlier than he did in 2010, feeling like a full practice in Omaha could make a difference when Florida (50-17) begins bracket play against Texas (49-17) on Saturday night.

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