It’s obvious that Michigan, the team with the best adjusted offensive efficiency rating in the country, poses problems for any team defensively. Even a defensive juggernaut like Kansas couldn’t contain the Wolverines, who scored 1.14 points per possession against the Jayhawks.
But if there is a team with a defense even better prepared to match up with Michigan’s offense than Kansas, it’s Florida. The Gators hold the nation’s second-best adjusted defensive efficiency rating and will be looking to limit Michigan’s offensive explosiveness any way they can.
“Well, clearly from an offensive efficiency standpoint they may be the best in the country,” Gators head coach Billy Donovan said during a press conference on Saturday. “They’ve got a guy in the back‑court, (Trey) Burke, that is just terrific. Great assist-to-turnover ratio, explosive scorer and certainly with him he has got a great ability to get everybody involved. Whether it’s (Mitch) McGary up front, (Tim) Hardaway (Jr.), (Glenn