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Preview: Florida Takes on Ohio State in 1st Post-Season Matchup Since the Glory Days

Mar 11, 2016; Nashville, TN, USA; Florida Gators head coach Mike White questions a call against the Texas A&M Aggies during the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Texas A&M Aggies won 72-66. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The Gators have not squared off against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the post-season since Gainesville, FL was Titletown, U.S.A. Back then, Joakim Noah and Al Horford commanded a dominate front-court, while Corey Brewer, the 2007 NCAA Tournament’s MOP, led the squad’s offensive attack. This Sunday, the stakes are different. Instead …

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FGCU Attempting to Recreate 2013 Magic in NCAA Basketball Tournament

Mar 14, 2016; Dayton, OH, USA; Florida Gulf Coast Eagles head coach Joe Dooley looks on during a practice day before the First Four of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Dayton Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

As time expired on the night of March 22, 2013, one of the greatest upsets in recent NCAA Tournament history had occurred. A new Cinderella team was born, and everyone became aware that the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles came to play. The No. 15 seed Eagles defeated the No. 2 seed Georgetown Hoyas 78-68 …

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