The men's basketball team is a third seed in the NCAA Tournament and will
play 14th seed South Alabama in Jacksonville Thursday. The Gators secured
the #3 seed in the Minneapolis bracket after winning their second
consecutive SEC Tournament Championship Sunday with a 49-47 win over
South Alabama is coached by former Gator assistant head coach John
Pelphrey, now in his fourth season with the Jaguars. South Alabama
finished the regular season in the Sun Belt at 24-6 and defeated Western
Kentucky to with the Sun Belt Tournament Championship.
Check Gatorzone.com later for game time on Thursday. If the Gators
advance past Thursday, they will play the winner of 6th seed Oklahoma vs.
11th seed Wisconsin-Milwaukee.