Minnesota vs. Florida: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Minnesota vs. Florida: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Minnesota 64
(21-13, 3-8 away)
(14) Florida 78
(28-7, 15-0 home)
Venue: Erwin Center
6:10PM ET / 3:10PM PT, March 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Minnesota 27 37 64
Florida 48 30 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Minnesota A Hollins 25 T Mbakwe 6 E Eliason 3
Florida M Rosario 25 P Young 7 S Wilbekin 6

On Sunday, Mar. 24, No. 3-seeded Florida took on No. 11-seeded Minnesota and got a major victory over the Golden Gophers 78-64 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. The Gators got a season-high 25 points from Mike Rosario, with 18 points coming from three-point range. Scottie Wilbekin also contributed, scoring 12 points. For the Golden Gophers, Andre Hollins finished with a game-high 25 points, including six-of-10 shooting from three-point range. Minnesota wraps up the season with a 21-13 record. The Golden Gophers got to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team after falling to Illinois 51-49 in the Big Ten Tournament In the regular season, they finished seventh in the Big Ten with an 8-10 conference record. Minnesota defeated No. 6-seeded UCLA 83-63 in the second round. Florida (28-7, 14-4 SEC) goes up against No. 15-seeded Florida Gulf Coast (25-10, 13-5 Atlantic Sun) in the Sweet Sixteen on Friday, Mar. 29.

Florida Game Notes

  • The last time UF started the season 28-7 was 2010.
  • UF beat the spread by six points. That makes the 18th time this season the Gators have beaten the spread.
  • The Gators have won every game this season (14-0) after recording 78 or more total points.
  • Florida has won every game this season (5-0) when its field goal percentage has been 56.8 percent or better.
  • UF has won 94 percent of the time this season (15-1) when opponents record 29 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Florida has won 86 percent of the time (12-2) when Erik Murphy has 15 points or more, 90 percent of the time (18-2) when Will Yeguete has five rebounds or more, and 85 percent of the time (11-2) when Scottie Wilbekin has six assists or more.
  • The Gators set a season high for free throws made (26).
  • The last time UF recorded at least 26 free throws made was Feb 18, 2012 against Arkansas.
  • UF set a season low for rebounds (26).
  • Mike Rosario accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Patric Young and Will Yeguete) accounted for 46.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Mike Rosario has led the team in scoring in 15 out of 35 games this season.
  • Patric Young has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 35 games this season.
  • This marks the 23rd 20-point game of Mike Rosario's career.
  • Mike Rosario had a career high with six three-pointers.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Erik Murphy.

Minnesota Game Notes

  • Andre Hollins accounted for 39.0 percent of the team's points.
  • Andre Hollins has led the team in scoring 12 times in 34 games this season.
  • Trevor Mbakwe has led the team in rebounding 22 times in 34 games this season.
  • Austin Hollins has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Andre Hollins's career.
  • Andre Hollins has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Andre Hollins set a career high with six three-pointers.
MINN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAndre Hollins312551204
BTrevor Mbakwe211161003
BAustin Hollins371031101
BRodney Williams301052112
B-Andre Ingram15440000
CEliott Eliason12013000
CJoe Coleman31412001
-Julian Welch6020001
-Oto Osenieks6000000
-M. Ahanmisi7000001
-Maurice Walker4001000
UF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Mike Rosario342521200
B+S. Wilbekin341216103
B+Erik Murphy241541001
BCasey Prather22720120
B-Patric Young26572013
B-Will Yeguete25752203
C-Kenny Boynton27711103
-M. Frazier II8020001

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