[Editor’s Note: This might be the last game we get to preview the basketball team (and if not, it will definitely be in the next round) so I would just like to say thanks to the basketball team for a hell of a run this season.]
We got what we wanted: an NCAA bid. But the Hoos still have to play some more basketball. And the committee, always enjoying interesting opening round games, have paired us with a team that has a completely different philosophy than Virginia, the Florida Gator. But what else can we tell about this 7/10 matchup? Let’s get to breakdown.
Florida finished the season 23-10, 10-6 in the SEC, good enough for 4th in the conference. They played a very solid non conference schedule (109th) which included Ohio State, Syracuse, Arizona, and Florida State. While they prevailed at home versus the Wildcats and Noles, they lost the bigger ones against the Buckeyes and Orange. The only non-conference blip on their resume was a double overtime loss at Rutgers. In conf...