No. 3-seeded Florida meets No. 4-seeded Michigan in the elite eight of the NCAA Tournament at Cowboys Stadium on Sunday. Tipoff is at 2:20 p.m. ET and you can see it on CBS. The Gators have not played the Wolverines since the 1998-99 season, when they won 79-63.
In a 62-50 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Mar. 29, Mike Rosario put up 15 points and five rebounds for the Gators. His 12.6 points per game is the highest mark on the team. For the Wolverines, Mitch McGary put up 25 points and 14 rebounds in the 87-85 win over Kansas on Mar. 29. With 6.1 rebounds per game and 0.6 blocks per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. Michigan will hope to exploit their strengths, which include: turnover percentage at 14.4 and effective field goal percentage at 55.0.
StatSmack! Florida is better than Michigan
Florida does a better job contesting shots (37.3 percent allowed vs. 41.8 percent allowed) than Michigan this season.
Florida has a much better Kiplinger Out-of-State Ranking than Michigan (No. 17 vs. No. 34).
Florida has more NCAA Championships over the last 10 years than Michigan (two vs. zero).
Florida has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Michigan ($36,961 vs. $47,694).