12:20 PM ET, March 18, 2010
Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Fredette sinks key 3-pointers as No. 7 BYU knocks out No. 10 Florida in 2OT
• BYU snapped a seven-game, first-round losing streak in the NCAA tournament, winning its first tournament game since beating SMU in 1993.
• This was the fifth double-overtime opening round game since 2000.
• Jimmer Fredette finished with 37 points, 29 of which came in the second half. The 37 points tied a school record for an NCAA tournament game (Danny Ainge in 1981).
• Florida had its 12-game winning streak in the NCAA tournament snapped. Florida's last loss in the tournament was March 20, 2005, against Villanova.
• BYU will play Kansas State in the second round.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
NCAA Mens Tournament
OKLAHOMA CITY - MARCH 18: Jackson Emery #4 of the BYU Cougars drives for a shot attempt against the Florida...(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||34-78 (.436)||32-65 (.492)|
|3P Made-Attempted||10-32 (.313)||10-23 (.435)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-19 (.737)||25-32 (.781)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||24 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|
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