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Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies calls a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan Boatright

On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.

04/01/2014

UCLA 68 v Florida 79

Gators Can Avenge Both Losses In Final Four

The last time the Florida Gators tasted defeat, the team was in Connecticut watching the Huskies celebrate a last-second victory off the hands of guard Shabazz Napier. Fast forward thirty victories later and a classic Final Four matchup is ready for Saturday.

CBS Miami–03/31/2014

Scottie Wilbekin #5 of the Florida Gators drives on Josh Newkirk #13 of the Pittsburgh Panthers in the second half during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Amway Center on March 22, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Poll: Gators Still Favored To Win NCAA Tournament

You don’t have to travel too far in Florida to find a crowd of Gator fans, but it appears much of the country is pulling for the team from the swamp.

03/29/2014

MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic

Billy Donovan Lands A Raise From Gators

Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan has his team poised to win another national championship this year and it’s helped land him a raise from the school.

CBS Miami–03/25/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils drives on Jakob Gollon #20 and Anthony White Jr. #15 of the Mercer Bears in the first half in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Mercer Knocks Out Duke In Biggest Upset Of NCAA Tournament

It was the team many people didn’t bank on winning and it killed a lot of brackets.

03/21/2014

ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 20: Gary Johnson #20 of the Albany Great Danes and Scottie Wilbekin #5 of the Florida Gators go after a loose ball in the second half during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Amway Center on March 20, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Albany Gives Florida A Scare

The Great Danes made 10 of their first 15 shots, swapped the lead back and forth early and even had the Gators reeling late.

03/20/2014

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 15: Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators reacts after defeating the Tennessee Volunteers during the semifinals of the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament at Georgia Dome on March 15, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Gators Poised To Take A Bite Out Of NCAA Tourney

The Florida Gators aren’t a perfect basketball team, but you couldn’t tell that by looking at the team’s record as it prepares to play in the NCAA tournament as the top overall seed.

CBS Miami–03/19/2014

DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre Daniels

Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.

03/18/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

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