ARLINGTON, Texas -- Early on, it looked like the guys from Dunk City could really do it.
Florida Gulf Coast, the first-ever No. 15 seed to advance to the Sweet Sixteen, broke out to a 15-4 lead over Florida in Friday's South Region semifinal.
Then Florida Gulf Coast hit a wall. Cinderella turned back into a pumpkin and Florida coasted to a 62-50 win at Cowboys Stadium.
Florida moves on to a Sunday meeting with Michigan to decide a Final Four berth. Florida Gulf Coast moves on to its place in NCAA Tournament history.
"We did something that nobody in the nation thought we could do," FGCU guard Brett Comer said. "I'm proud of our team."
Florida reeled off a 16-0 run to take a 27-24 lead and never looked back. FGCU found itself trailing, 36-28, at halftime after committing 12 turnovers. The Eagles wound up with 20 turnovers in all.
"I was shocked at some of the bad turnovers we had in the first half," FGCU coach Andy Enfield said. "It wasn't what Florida was doing, we did it to ou...