Third Round Highlights: (1) Florida 61 – (9) Pittsburgh 45

03/22/2014

Kasey Hill, Lamar PattersonORLANDO – The NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 overall seed had no difficulty in reaching the Sweet Sixteen, advancing past No. 9-seed Pittsburgh 61-45 at Amway Center on Saturday.

The Gators got 21 points from Scottie Wilbekin and limited the Panthers to 37 percent shooting. Pitt, which managed 46 points at halftime against Colorado two days earlier, was limited to just 45 against the Gators overall.

Tom McCarthy and Donny Marshall called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Michael Frazier’s 3-pointer brings Amway Center to life. Florida leads 20-15.)

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(Patric Young’s bank shot is followed by a steal by Frazier, a bucket by Will Yeguete and a Pitt timeout. Florida leads, 32-24.)

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(Scottie Wilbekin hits a 3-pointer for a 14-point Gator lead.)

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(Wilbekin’s layup puts Florida on top 57-45 with 1 1/2 minutes to play. Wilbekin and the Gators receiving a standing ovation.)

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(The Florida Gators will advance to the Sweet Sixteen!)

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(Postgame interview with Florida’s Casey Prather.)

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