Florida Returning to Relevance

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It will go down on the bracket as just another ridiculously lopsided NCAA Tournament victory for a No. 2 seed over an anonymous, overmatched No. 15 seed.

But, really, Florida's 79-51 blowout of UC Whatchamacallit was so much more than that. It was, in fact, legacy-salvaging for Chandler Parsons and UF's seniors and program-awakening for UF's iconic coach Billy Donovan.

How fitting, too, that it came on St. Patrick's Day for the Irish-Catholic Donovan, whose team didn't wear green but surely made UC Whatchamadoodle turn blue. The Gauchos? The Gators ate them up like a cheese-covered Nachos.


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