There are two distinct sides to Florida's Mike Rosario. For the Gators to advance in the NCAA tournament, they'll need the good Mike to show up.
Depending on who comes, stays or goes, Florida could be one of the top contenders next season. Regardless, the Gators will have plenty of offense.
Friday's matchup features No. 7 seed Florida, a team that loves to fire off 3-pointers, against No. 10 Virginia, a team known for slow-down defense.
Losing four of it last five games likely cost Florida a higher seed closer to home, so the Gators head to Omaha, Neb., as a No. 7 seed to face No. 10 Virginia.
After a key injury to spark-plug forward Will Yeguete, Florida must overcome a decided lack of frontcourt depth. Good thing Billy Donovan has plenty of experience dealing with injuries.
The University of Florida announced Friday that basketball coach Billy Donovan has signed the five-year contract he agreed to several months ago.