MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Florida Gators are first yet again this season.READ MORE: Majority Of Penguins Players, Coaches Receive COVID-19 Vaccines At PPG Paints Arena Clinic
Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half, and Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win Saturday night over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers in the South Region final.
The Gators reached their fifth Final Four after losing at this point in each of the past three NCAA tournaments. This time, they came in as the country’s top-ranked team and the overall No. 1 seed.READ MORE: Rep. Conor Lamb, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Tour Southern U.S. Border As Part Of Congressional Delegation
Florida won its 30th straight game and improved to 36-2, topping the 35 wins by the 2007 national championship squad.
Patric Young scored 12 points, and Michael Frazier II added 10 for Florida.
Dyshawn Pierre led the Flyers (26-11) with 18 points.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Foggy Start, Warmer Afternoon Temperatures
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