Coach Mike White has Florida 'playing through his eyes now'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Mike White sees Billy Donovan every day on his way to work, just one reminder of the former Florida coach's lasting legacy. A 10-foot, black-and-white picture of Donovan takes up the better part of one wall in the foyer of Florida's basketball facility, and all of the hardware the Gators claimed during Donovan's nearly two decades in Gainesville covers another.

Leon, Robinson shine, Florida routs Virginia 65-39 in NCAAs

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- For a team that puts so much energy and effort into defense, Florida's performance against Virginia was as close to perfect as possible. Devin Robinson had 14 points and 11 rebounds, the fifth double-double of his career, and the fourth-seeded Gators handled the No. 5 seed Cavaliers 65-39 on Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Results from the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday: ___ EAST REGION WISCONSIN 65, VILLANOVA 62 BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the NCAA Tournament by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, which overcame foul trouble for two of its stars in the second half Saturday to upset the defending champions 65-62 in the East region. Nigel Hayes scored 19 points, dropping a layup in traffic with 11.

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NCAA TOURNAMENT Wisconsin ousts Villanova UNDATED (AP) -- There will be a new champion crowned in NCAA men's basketball on April 3. Wisconsin made sure of that by knocking off Villanova. Nigel Hayes hit a tiebreaking layup with 11.4 seconds left as the eighth-seeded Badgers beat the No. 1 overall seed, 65-62.

The Latest: After quiet start, March Madness gets big upset

The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:05 p.m. It took three days for the NCAA Tournament to produce a major upset. It was a stunner that busted a ton of brackets. Villanova, the defending national champion and the top overall seed, was upended by eighth-seeded Wisconsin 65-62. Fellow No.

Florida says its popular pick to get upset in tournament

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Although Florida is a top-four seed playing two hours from home, the Gators feel like an underdog heading into the NCAA Tournament. Coach Mike White even acknowledged Monday that his team is a popular pick to get upset in the opening round of March Madness. "Everybody's saying it," White said. There might be reason to believe it. Florida (24-8), which fell three spots to No.

No. 17 Florida looks to lock up top-4 seed in NCAA tourney

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- How far Florida goes in the Southeastern Conference Tournament likely will determine how far it has to go to start NCAA play. The 17th-ranked Gators probably need a win in Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday to lock up a top-four seed in the NCAA Tournament. That would mean playing in nearby Orlando, where coach Mike White's team surely would be surrounded by friends, family members and a pro-Florida crowd.

Canyon Barry making 'granny shots' cool for No. 17 Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's Canyon Barry dribbled into the lane late against Arkansas last week and got fouled, prompting a camera crew to celebrate wildly near the baseline. The producer threw up his arms in delight and started shouting to his co-workers. The cameraman scrambled to get in better position to capture Barry at the free-throw line. The near-capacity crowd grew silent. Barry began his routine. The ball spun through the air.