3-FLORIDA vs. 11-MINNESOTA
Scouting report: The Gators are 8.5-point favorites because they are a much more well-rounded team that had a dominant season in the SEC. But each side will face a serious challenge it didn’t see in the second round. Florida doesn’t lack for size or rebounding, yet it isn’t as aggressive or physically tough in the blocks as Minnesota. The Golden Gophers are No. 9 nationally in rebound margin and No. 12 in blocked shots.
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