Fans can watch the Florida vs. Pittsburgh game live online as the teams meet with a trip to the Sweet Sixteen on the line.
The Gators enter the game as the No. 1 overall seed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament, though they didn’t look too sharp in a 12-point win over No. 16 seed Albany. Florida didn’t play with much energy, but was able to push past an outmatched Great Danes team.
Pittsburgh meanwhile looked nearly flawless in a 29-point blowout win over Colorado.
The teams will find out whether the trends can hold true when they meet Saturday at 12:15 pm in Orlando, Florida.
Fans who watch the Florida vs. Pittsburgh basketball game live online will see a Gators team determined not to have another letdown.
“I think we’ll be ready,” Gators guard Scottie Wilbekin said. “I think we’ve got this game out of our system and we’re ready to move forward and ready to play like we know we can.”
Florida has won a school record 27 straight games, dominating teams during that stretch and winning in all kinds of ways. Though they admit the game against Albany was a wake-up call, the Gators know that winning is all that matters.
“In this tournament, you have to be aware that every team is fighting for their life, and the goal is just to survive,” center Patric Young said. “Seeding doesn’t matter when it comes down to between the lines. As you see, a 14 can beat a 3. Fortunately a 16 has never beat a 1, and we were able to keep that going.
“But moving forward… we have to make sure we do whatever it takes just to survive.”
Pittsburgh has also played tough this year, and despite losing four of its five games against ranked teams, three of those losses were decided by five points or less.
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