The Missouri Tigers needed a victory to get into the NCAA Tournament. After facing off with the number one team in the country, the Florida Gators, in the SEC Tournament; Mizzou won’t be going dancing.
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.
After watching Florida stumble down the stretch, Billy Donovan challenged his team to come out with more intensity in the SEC tournament. The conference’s top-seeded squad responded with its best performance in a month.
Anthony Davis had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 1 Kentucky held off Florida 74-71 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.