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Elite Eight Previews

A few games already in the books as SEC's LSU beats Big 12's Texas as LSU for a trip to the Final Four. May I remind everyone that Gators have beaten LSU twice so far on the season.

Here is a start of the Buzz around the Elite Eight matchups:

Gatorade Dump: "Taurean Green needs to be solid, and Corey Brewer needs to have a solid game against Foye defensively. If Brewer can shut Foye down, Villanova will be in trouble. Prediction: I'm deviating, but Florida is playing incredible basketball right now and are even better inside than Boston College. Villanova will try to turn them over, but Florida is playing incredible basketball and will win a tight one."

Tampa Bay 10:"Check out these numbers. The Gators set a school record Friday night with their 30th victory. UF is holding teams to under 60 points during the streak. Teams are shooting 27 per cent from the three point line. Joakim Noah has been amazing in three NCAA games. He is averaging 16 points per game, eight rebounds, almost five blocks and four assists. He and Al Horford have 144 blocks on the season, the highest total in team history. Wow! Villanova will be the best team Florida has faced by a long stretch this month."

Florida Sports: "the ACC is officially out of business for the Basketball season). Maybe now finally the national media will give the Gators their due. Or maybe we'll have to wait till Sunday when the Villanova Wildcats bite the dust."

Rowdy Reptile:"The Wildcats get the Gators Sunday at 5:05 EST for a rematch of last year's second-rounder. Opposite the Gators, Connecticut finished a wild comeback by beating the Washington Huskies in OT. Former Gator guard Ryan Appleby had two huge opportunities to play the hero which were unfortunately unsuccessful."