Loyola (IL) 65 Florida 59

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    Loyola (IL) 65 Florida 59

    Final.

    Three losses in a row for the Gators, who get UC next.
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    Nice win for the mid-major.

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    The way FSU molly-whopped them in Gainesville, combined with this head-scratcher, has to cause everyone to recalculate what they thought Florida was.

    Well, at least the SEC still has UK and A&M.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MentschTrachtGottLacht View Post
    The way FSU molly-whopped them in Gainesville, combined with this head-scratcher, has to cause everyone to recalculate what they thought Florida was.

    Well, at least the SEC still has UK and A&M.
    I watched Florida against Duke and thought Florida was for real. It appears I was wrong.

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    Florida is another one of those teams that when they're on, they can beat anyone. When they're not, they'll get beat by anyone.

    I still wouldn't want to face them come March, but man have they looked bad since that Duke game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    Florida is another one of those teams that when they're on, they can beat anyone. When they're not, they'll get beat by anyone.

    I still wouldn't want to face them come March, but man have they looked bad since that Duke game.
    They have zero toughness. None.

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    Loyola hasn't seen this success since the days of Alfredrick "The Great" Hughes.

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    Please tell me that this was on Florida's own home court?

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    It was in the O Dome. Shocker. Loyola was 6 for 12 on threes; Florida was 2 for 19. I agree with those above: Florida is very talented, they will be a team no wants to face in March.

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    Wow. Gotta love when mid-majors win over P5 teams!

    Little side discussion: Boise State beat Loyola (IL) by 34. Boise to the top 5?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Parker View Post
    Final.

    Three losses in a row for the Gators, who get UC next.
    Speaking of UC, back in 1963 in the NCAA final in Freedom Hall, the Ramblers defeated UC 60-58 in OT. George Ireland was the Loyola coach. Ed Jucker was the UC coach. I believe that the Bearcats were looking for their 3rd straight title (could be wrong) but were denied.

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    Live by the 3, die by the 3.

    UK discovered that truth in the regionals finals vs West Virginia in 2010.

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    This is a real butt scratcher. What's up with the Gators? Loss of confidence?

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    Do I have to take back my Mike White praising post from a week ago now?

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