Donovan and Smith Renew Rivalry, Rosario Seeks Rebound, More Tidbits

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Donovan and Smith Renew Rivalry, Rosario Seeks Rebound, More Tidbits
Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports

AUSTIN, Texas -- Billy Donovan and Tubby Smith go back. Way back. The two coaches have known one another for nearly 25 years, and when Donovan's Gators face Smith's Gophers on Sunday for a berth in the Sweet 16, it will be their 25th head-to-head meeting. The first one came on Jan. 22, 1997, when Smith was in his second season at Georgia and Donovan his first year at UF. Georgia won 77-70 in overtime in Athens.

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