The Florida basketball team is in an unenviable situation as it faces Florida Gulf Coast in the Sweet 16 on Friday in Arlington, Texas.
Outside of the Florida fanbase, everyone will be rooting for the ultimate Cinderella story, the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles. Florida Gulf Coast captivated the country with its up-tempo style, displaying confidence that no one would expect from a No. 15 seed.
On paper, the Gators should roll over Florida Gulf Coast, but the same could have been said about both Georgetown and San Diego State in Philadelphia last week.
Here is a blueprint for how Florida can end Florida Gulf Coast’s Cinderella run.