Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • FGCU 45.5
    • 38.6 FLA
  • Three Point %

    • FGCU 36.4
    • 26.7 FLA
  • Turnovers

    • FGCU 20
    • 10 FLA
  • Rebounds

    • FGCU 29
    • 40 FLA

Game Information

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Coverage: TBS
  • Line: FLA -12.0
Attendance: 40,639
Referees: Duke Edsall, John Gaffney, Tom Nunez
3/30/2013 Associated Press

Florida stops Florida Gulf Coast's tourney run

Mike Rosario had 15 points, and Florida is going to an NCAA regional final for the third year in a row after a 62-50 victory over Florida Gulf Coast, the No. 15 seed whose improbable tournament journey ended just before midnight Friday.

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Florida Gulf Coast262450
Florida303262

Game Flow

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Research Notes

  • Florida outscored Florida Gulf Coast 16-2 over the final 5:10 of the first half to take a 30-26 halftime lead. Florida shot 60.0 (6-for-10) percent from the field during this stretch, after shooting just 21.7 (5-for-22) percent and scoring 14 points in the opening 14:50 of the first half.

  • Florida scored 16 points off 20 Florida Gulf Coast turnovers in its win Friday, including 10 points off nine Brett Comer turnovers. In the Eagles' first two tournament games, Comer turned it over a combined five times, which led to two opponent points.

  • Florida Gulf Coast scored 14 transition points in its loss to Florida Friday, including six in the second half. In their first two tournament games, the Eagles averaged 23.5 transition points per game, including 17.0 in the second half. After making all four of its shots in transition in the first half Thursday, Florida Gulf Coast shot 3-for-6 in the second half.

  • Brett Comer turned the ball over nine times on Friday.Since turnovers became official in 1993, only four players have turned the ball over more in an NCAA Tournament game.

  • In its two wins in the NCAA Tournament, Florida Gulf Coast turned the ball over 13 times in each game.In the first half against Florida, the Eagles have turned the ball over 12 times.

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