The Gators never relinquished the lead on Thursday night in the second half, but you could sense that UCLA had a chance to steal the game.
Florida and UCLA square off tonight in the Fed Ex Forum for the 4th time since 2006. The Gators won the three previous match ups with the Bruins being coached by Ben Howland.
Florida will face #4 seed UCLA on Thursday night in Memphis at the Fed Ex Forum.
The Gators advanced to their fourth straight sweet 16 thanks to one of their seniors. Will Yeguete provided the energy and the spark Florida was needing to grind out a 61-45 win over Pittsburgh.