|Michigan||T Burke 18.9||M McGary 6.1||T Burke 6.8|
|Florida||M Rosario 12.6||P Young 6.3||S Wilbekin 4.9|
No. 3-seeded Florida battles No. 4-seeded Michigan in the elite eight of the NCAA Tournament at Cowboys Stadium on Sunday. The game gets underway at 2:20 p.m. ET and it can be seen on CBS. The Gators have not played the Wolverines since the 1998-99 season, when they won 79-63.
In their last outing, behind 15 points and five rebounds from Mike Rosario, the Gators defeated Florida Gulf Coast 62-50 on Mar. 29. With 12.6 points per game, he leads the team in scoring average. For the Wolverines, Mitch McGary finished with 25 points and 14 rebounds in the 87-85 win over Kansas on Mar. 29. With 6.1 rebounds per game and 0.6 blocks per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. The Four Factors in which Michigan stands out are turnover percentage at 14.4 and effective field goal percentage at 55.0.
- Over the past 10 years, Florida has had more players drafted by the NBA than Michigan (12 vs. two).
- Florida players are more experienced than Michigan players (20,120 minutes played vs. 13,152 minutes played).
- Florida has a better scoring defense (55.0 allowed per game vs. 62.6 allowed per game) than Michigan this season.
- Since 1998, Florida has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Michigan (23 vs. 11).
- The SEC has had three more NCAA Tournament Championships than the Big Ten over the past 10 years.
- Florida has a much better Kiplinger In-State Ranking than Michigan (No. 2 vs. No. 22).
- Florida has a much better Kiplinger Out-of-State Ranking than Michigan (No. 17 vs. No. 34).
- Florida has a better conference record than Michigan this season (14-4 vs. 12-6).
- The top-ranking players between the two conferences for points, rebounds, three-pointers, assists, steals, and blocks are in the SEC.
- The Florida rebounding leader (Patric Young, 185 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Michigan rebounding leader (Glenn Robinson III, 169 rebounds).
- Florida has more NCAA Tournament wins over the last 10 years than Michigan (20 vs. two).
|A-||G. Robinson III||33||11||5||1||1||0||1|
|A-||Tim Hardaway Jr||34||15||5||2||1||1||2|
|C+||M. Frazier II||18||6||3||1||0||0||1|