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The NCAA Tournament bracket has been released, and the University of Florida headlines the South Region as its No. 1 seed. The Gators were awarded the top seed after an impressive run to close out the season. Florida finished 18-0 in SEC play, including two wins against Kentucky during the regular season, and won the 2014 SEC Tournament. The Gators finished 4-2 against ranked teams in the regular season, holding wins over Kansas and Memphis in non-conference play. The only losses for Billy Donovan’s team this season were to Wisconsin and UConn, and the Gators have won 26 straight games. Florida point guard Scottie Wilbekin was named the SEC Player of the Year, averaging 12.9 points and 3.9 assists per game. [Continue Reading] Did you see that SMU, who was ranked, didn’t get into the tournament? Has that ever happened before? Crazy stuff last night when the tournament was released. I’m wondering if Louisville’s 4-seed is a sign of an early departure or puts them in a unique position to run table. We’ll be back all week discussing our picks leading up to Thursday.
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