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Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop Out For Buckeyes' Game vs. Florida Today

Ohio State's men's basketball team will be without one of its best players for its NIT game vs. Florida this afternoon. 

Buckeyes' sophomore forward Keita Bates-Diop will miss the contest against the Gators. 

He's dealing with a sore throat. 

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Ohio State just announced its starting lineup, with Mickey Mitchell taking Bates-Diop's spot.

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KBD is averaging 11.8 points and 6.4 rebounds a game for the Buckeyes. 

Ohio State and Florida are set to tip off at 12 p.m. E.T. on ESPN.