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Florida Vs. Minnesota NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22:  Patric Young #4 of the Florida Gators dunks the ball against the Northwestern State Demons during the
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22: Patric Young #4 of the Florida Gators dunks the ball against the Northwestern State Demons during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 3 seed Florida will face No. 11 seed Minnesota in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in the South Region.

Florida dominated 14-seeded Northwestern State in a 79-47 blowout. The Gators held the Demons to their lowest points total all season. Minnesota reached the round of 32 by way of a comfortable win over No. 6 UCLA.

The winner in this matchup on March 24 will advance to the Sweet 16.

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

Minnesota

Regular Season Record: 20-12

Conference Record: 8-10 (Big Ten)

Conference Tournament Results: Defeated in the Quarterfinals by Illinois

Top Player: Andre Hollins (Guard)

Top 25 Wins: Memphis (#19), Michigan State (#18), Illinois (#12), Wisconsin (#20), Indiana (#1)

Worst Losses: Northwestern (55-48), Iowa (72-51), Purdue (89-73)

RPI Ranking: 33

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