6:50 PM ET, March 17, 2011
Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, Florida
TAMPA, Fla. -- Chandler Parsons trudged through the back hallways of the arena, headphones on and eyes fixated on his phone.He was doing just fine until someone stopped him."I'm going the wrong way?" Parsons asked.
Gators Chomp the Gauchos
Mark Schlabach spoke with Florida's Alex Tyus after the Gators dismantled UCSB on Thursday. Rapid reax
• Florida raced out to a 43-19 halftime lead en route to a 28-point win.
• Florida earned its first NCAA tournament win since beating Ohio State in the 2007 championship game.
• Erving Walker led four Gators in double figures with 18 points while Chandler Parsons was three rebounds shy of a triple-double.
• The Gators improved to 8-3 in the round of 64 under Billy Donovan while UC Santa Barbara fell to 1-5 all-time in the tournament.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||17-47 (.362)||29-53 (.547)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-19 (.263)||8-23 (.348)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-18 (.667)||13-17 (.765)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|
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