Tag Archives: NCAA Tournament

Gators are close to repeat Capital One Cups

After their impressive last day comeback to win the Outdoor Track National Championship, the Gators are close to clinching back to back Capital One Cup Championships as the top NCAA men’s athletics program. Florida currently sits in first place with … Continue reading

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Billy Donovans Legacy – The Lost Championship

All day today the sports world was buzzing. A highly respected coach had won his 3rd career NCAA Championship. He came to a program when it was nothing and single-handedly built it into a legitimate powerhouse. This coach is now … Continue reading

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Butler – Florida and My First (and last?)Affair

Bear with me before I give you my pick for today’s game. I have important things I need to disclose before I can make my selection. I have already told my wife this and I think it’s time to put … Continue reading

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Gators-BYU Sweet 16 Betting Preview

March 18, 2010. Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A legend was born that day. The legend of the Jimmer. This was the last meeting between BYU and our Florida Gators. A few analysts had picked the BYU star as … Continue reading

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Florida-UCLA preview with a West Coast perspective

With amazing prescience, I told you to the Gators needed to be careful with UC Santa Barbara, lest they find themselves in for a dogfight. Well a 28-point beatdown later, I told you… nothing obviously. I still believe that if Florida didn’t come out … Continue reading

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West Coast Perspective – Don’t Take UC Santa Barbara Lightly

The initial reaction to many, including Gator fans, when they saw Florida on the 2 seed line was surprise. National pundits turned that surprise into outrage and anger at the Selection Committee and the Gators. Charles Barkley on CBS’s show … Continue reading

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NCAA Tournament Player Pool – The Basics and Cheat Sheet

For the last 5 or 6 years, I’ve been involved in an NCAA Tournament player pool. Basically a fantasy draft for the tournament. From the moment I first heard of it, I was sucked in and it has not disappointed … Continue reading

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Lower Expectations for Gator Hoops

Well, that was fun while it lasted. The thought that the Gators could make a run at the SEC title, a top 4 seed and maybe even the Final Four was just a bit unrealistic. Instead, let’s face the cold, … Continue reading

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