Trey Burke was a 16-month-old toddler the last time Michigan was playing this late in the NCAA tournament.
Florida coach Billy Donovan likes it when his team can run up and down the court. In their opening game of the NCAA tournament, not even the nation’s highest-scoring team could keep up with the Gators.
Murphy Holloway scored 23 points and Marshall Henderson had 21 as the Mississippi Rebels gave coach Andy Kennedy his first NCAA tournament berth Sunday by upsetting 13th-ranked Florida 66-63 for the Southeastern Conference tournament championship.
BJ Young missed an open 3-pointer 10 seconds into the game, setting the tone for a long night for Arkansas.
Mike Rosario scored a season-high 22 points, Kenny Boynton had 16 and No. 7Florida routed Auburn 83-52 on Saturday.
Kenny Boynton snapped a shooting slump Saturday with three 3-pointers in the second half, when No. 14 Florida pulled away to beat Air Force 78-61 in the second game of the Orange Bowl Basketball Classic.
Florida had a signature road win in its grasp, leading by six points with a minute left.
The men’s basketball game between No. 10 Florida and Georgetown on the deck of a ship was called off at halftime Friday night because the court became too wet.