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NEW ORLEANS — BYU's season, and the illustrious, record-breaking career of Jimmer Fredette, came to an abrupt end Thursday night at the New Orleans Arena at the hands of Florida.
For the second year in a row in the NCAA Tournament, the Cougars and Gators went to overtime, but this time, Florida prevailed, 83-74.
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BYU (32-4) vs. Florida (28-7)
Thursday, 5:27 p.m., New Orleans Arena
Radio: 1160 AM, 102.7 FM
Florida has reached the Sweet 16 seven times since 1987 ... The Gators have won 12 of their last 14 games, with their only two losses coming at the hands of Kentucky, which is also in the Sweet 16 ... Florida is the only team in the nation not to have a player foul out this season ... Gator senior Chandler Parsons is the only active Division I player to record more than 1,400 points, 800 rebounds, 300 assists and 125 steals in his career ... Dating back to 2010, BYU has won three of its last four NCAA Tournament games ... The Cougars have posted a 14-28 record all-time in the NCAA Tournament ... BYU's Jimmer Fredette needs to make only two free throws to surpass Devin Durrant as the all-time leader in that category. Fredette has hit 620 free throws. Durrant made 621 shots from the charity stripe.
Probable starters and matchups:
Noah Hartsock, BYU (8.6 ppg, 5.9 rpg)
Chandler Parsons, Florida (11.4 ppg, 7.7 rpg)
Charles Abouo, BYU (7.3 ppg, 4.9 rpg)
Alex Tyus, Florida (8.6 ppg, 5.2 rpg)
Kyle Collinsworth, BYU (5.8 ppg, 4.8 rpg)
Vernon Macklin, Florida (11.3 ppg, 5.7 rpg)
Jimmer Fredette, BYU (28.8 ppg, 3.5 rpg)
Kenny Boynton, Florida (14 ppg, 1.4 rpg)
Jackson Emery, BYU (12.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg)
Erving Walker, Florida (14.7 ppg, 2.9 apg)
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