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Gators get solid help from bench in 84-50 win over Norfolk State



Florida went on a 25-0 run early in the first half, then never let up on its way to an 84-50 victory over Norfolk State in the NCAA Tournament West Regional Sunday night.

The Gators advance to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, and will play Marquette Thursday at 10:17 p.m. in Phoenix, Ariz.

In Sunday's game, the Gators got a contribution of 21 points off the bench, including 12 from guard Mike Rosario who was 5-of-7 from the field.

Last year this time, Rosario was in Gainesville watching the Gators in the tournament because as a transfer from Rutgers he was required to sit out last season.

Rosario talks about the thrill of being able to play in his first NCAA Tournament and his contribution in the game here:

[Last modified: Monday, March 19, 2012 11:14am]


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