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Gators ranked No. 1 in final regular season poll



Florida is ranked No. 1 in the final AP regular season poll, the first time in school history the Gators have finished the regular season ranked No. 1.

The Gators, who are on a 26-game winning streak, received 50 of 65 first place votes.

Florida held the No. 1 spot for the final four weeks of the regular season. The Gators defeated Kentucky 61-60 on Sunday to win the SEC tournament championship.

Florida (32-2) is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and will open play against the Mount St. Mary's/Albany winner Thursday at the Amway Center in Orlando.

Tipoff is approximately 4:10 p.m. The game will be televised on TBS.

Here is the final AP Top 10:

1. Florida

2. Wichita State

3. Virginia

4. Arizona

5. Louisville

6. Villanova

7. Michigan

8. Duke

9. Iowa State

10. Kansas


[Last modified: Monday, March 17, 2014 1:42pm]


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