GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida has played for division titles, conference championships, even for the ultimate trophies.
South Carolina? Well, this could be the biggest game in school history. At the very least, the Gamecocks haven't had this much at stake in a decade.
No. 22 South Carolina and 24th-ranked Florida will decide the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in the Swamp on Saturday night, a winner-take-all game between teams that stumbled during the season but still managed a meaningful game in November.
The winner earns a spot in Atlanta for the league title game next month and gets a chance to make the Bowl Championship Series. The loser falls to a less-than-desirable bowl and has to wait another year -- maybe longer -- for another shot.
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