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BYU basketball: Gameday glance

BYU (29-5) vs. Florida (21-12)

NCAA Tournament

Today, 10:20 a.m. TV: CBS

Radio: 1160 AM, 102.7 FM

Ford Center

Oklahoma City

GAME NOTES

Key Matchup: Cougars guard Jimmer Fredette and Gators guard Kenny Boynton. Even though Boynton is Florida's leading scorer and shooting guard, he'll be the one assigned to stopping BYU's top scorer because of his size and strength.

Keys to a Cougar victory: A fast start. The Cougars fell behind early on their last two first-round losses to Texas A&M. Also, the Gators are a team that lives off of offensive rebounds and second-chance points, so BYU must protect its defensive glass.

PROBABLE STARTERS

BYU

CHRIS MILES

(4.7 ppg, 3.4 rpg)

NOAH HARTSOCK

(6.4 ppg, 5.1 rpg)

TYLER HAWS

(11.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg)

JIMMER FREDETTE

(21.7 ppg, 4.7 apg)

JACKSON EMERY

(12.6 ppg, 2.7 apg)

FLORIDA

VERNON MACKLIN

(10.4 ppg, 5.5 rpg)

CHANDLER PARSONS

(12.1 ppg, 6.8 rpg)

ALEX TYUS

(12.0 ppg, 6.8 rpg)

KENNY BOYNTON

(13.6 ppg, 2.7 apg)

ERVING WALKER

(12.6 ppg, 4.9 apg)