There’s an old saying of what a difference a year makes. For the University of Connecticut and the University of Kentucky, it’s the difference between sitting at home and playing for a national championship.
The Florida Gators have lost two games this season, one to Wisconsin (November 12) and the other to Connecticut (December 2). That makes it fitting that if the Gators want to win another national championship, they may have to beat both teams.
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.
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.
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.
Dustin Johnson was one of the few players who looked like he was having a good time at the Cadillac Championship.
One of the biggest stories coming out of the NCAA Tournament over the weekend was the horrific injury suffered by Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware. But, less than 24 hours later, there is good news to report for Ware.
Miami center Reggie Johnson had surgery Tuesday to repair a minor meniscus issue, said a person familiar with the situation.