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Florida Vs. Florida Gulf Coast Sweet 16 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 24:  Casey Prather #24 of the Florida Gators dunks against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the third r
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 24: Casey Prather #24 of the Florida Gators dunks against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 24, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 3 seed Florida will face No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in the South region.

Thanks two stunning upsets over No. 7 San Diego State and No. 2 Georgetown, FGCU became the first 15-seeded team to ever to reach the Sweet 16.

In the third round, Florida dominated Minnesota, leading the Gophers by 21 points and cruising to a 78-64 win. Mike Rosario scored 25 points for the Gators.

The winner in this matchup on Friday, March 29 at 9:57 p.m. EST in Arlington, Tex. will advance to the Elite Eight.

Take a look at these capsule glances at the teams' 2012-2013 seasons and let us know who you predict will survive and advance.

Florida

Regular Season Record: 26-7

Conference Record: 14-4 (Southeastern)

Conference Tournament Results: Lost to Ole Miss in final

Top Player: Kenny Boynton (Guard)

Top 25 Wins: Wisconsin (#22), Missouri (#17), Ole Miss (#16), Kentucky (#25)

Worst Losses: Arkansas (80-69)

RPI Ranking: 6

Florida Gulf Coast

Regular Season Record: 24-10

Conference Record: 13-3 (A-Sun)

Conference Tournament Results: Won Atlantic Sun Championship vs. Mercer

Top Player: Sherwood Brown (Guard)

Top 25 Wins: None

Worst Losses: Maine (84-78), East Tennessee State (83-75)

RPI Ranking: 96

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