Top-seeded seeded Florida played with a lot more energy and intensity this time around.
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.
The Florida Gators finished off an undefeated season of SEC play Sunday with a victory over the Kentucky Wildcats for the SEC Championship. The Gators reward was the number one overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Despite another loss to top-ranked Florida, Tennessee is confident it will land in the NCAA tournament.
The University of Florida, a likely number one seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament, will begin play Friday in the SEC Tournament against the Missouri Tigers.
It may come as a surprise to non-college basketball fans, but the number one team in the country is from the Sunshine State as head coach Billy Donovan has the Florida Gators poised again to “chase greatness.”
Karla Gilbert scored 23 points on 7-of-10 shooting to lead No. 17 Texas A&M to an 83-72 victory over Florida on Sunday.
Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, and top-ranked Florida used a season-high 13 3-pointers to overwhelm LSU 79-61 Saturday and extend its school-record winning streak to 21 games.
Florida State Seminoles and Florida Gators fans can rest easy, the heated football rivalry between the schools will be around for at least a few more years.
When the AP released this week’s college basketball Top 25 there was a new team at the top that hasn’t been there since 2007, the Florida Gators.