Wednesday March 20, 2013Countdown to Tip-Off: NCAA Tournament Guide Posted
Fans can check out the free NCAA Tournament Guide that has been posted on GatorZone by clicking here and also view the NCAA Tournament Central page here. The publication contains all-access videos, information on players to watch, team rosters and depth charts, and much more.
The University of Florida menís basketball team will be making its 16th appearance in the NCAA Tournament in program history. Florida, the third seed in the South Region, will take on Northwestern State, the 14th seed, on Friday, March 22 in Austin, Texas. The game will be televised by truTV at 7:27 p.m.
This season, the Gators finished with an overall record of 26-7 (14-4) and their third outright SEC regular season title under head coach Billy Donovan this season. The team also went to their second SEC Tournament final in the past three years. Donovan was recognized as SEC Coach of the Year by the Associated Press and in a vote by league coaches. Senior Erik Murphy (South Kingstown, R.I.) was recognized on the All-Southeastern Conference First Team by the AP and coaches, as well.