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Thursday March 11, 1999Gators Defeat Weber State in OT

Seattle, WA

Game 30

Florida          82   
Weber State  74   (OT)               


Greg Stolt scored a UF NCAA Tournament record 26 points as the Gators outlasted 14th-seed Weber State for the thrilling overtime victory...Teddy Dupay poured in five of his 14 points in the extra frame, and Stolt added four to propel Florida to its third NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance in school history...The Gators' relentless pressure defense wore down the Wildcats, who hit just 27 percent from the field in the second half (6-of-22) and 20 percent in the overtime (2-of-10)...UF came back from a five-point halftime deficit, marking the fourth consecutive time the Gators have rallied from a halftime deficit to win in the NCAA Tournament...With his five steals, Eddie Shannon set a Florida career record for steals with 202...The Gators set a new UF NCAA Tournament record with 11 three-pointers, and it marked the 15th time this season Florida has connected on 10 or more treys...Stolt set a new Gator NCAA Tournament record with 10 field goals, and he also moved into fifth place on the UF career blocks' list with 91...Florida also set a new NCAA Tournament school record for steals in a game with 15.

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