Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 12/4/12
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Winning six games by an average of 25.4 points to open the season is one way to get attention. Defeating a team you faced in the Sweet 16 a year ago by 33 points is another way. The Gators have done both, their 6-0 start good enough to climb to No. 6 in the latest AP Top 25 and to No. 5 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. That is Floridas highest ranking in the polls since finishing third in the final regular-season rankings in 2006-07, a season that ended with the Gators winning their second consecutive national title. With a sound win over then No. 22-ranked Wisconsin already in hand, Floridas 82-49 win over Marquette on Thursday opened even more eyes. Florida scrapped out a 10-point win against a more talented Golden Eagles team than they faced last week when the teams met nine months ago in Phoenix. Still, any 33-point win over a Buzz Williams-coached team is sure to register on the buzz meter. As the Gators prepare to travel to Tallahassee and face Florida Sta...
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