(1) Florida Holds Off (16) Albany
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Top-seeded Florida had work hard for its win over 16th-seeded Albany.
With 14:05 left in the game, the Gators and Great Danes were tied at 39, but Florida went on a 12-2 run and finished strong to hold off Albany 67-55 Thursday, to advance to the third round of the NCAA tournament.
Freshman guard Kasey Hill scored ten points off the bench -- all in the second half -- making sure Florida (33-2) won its 27th straight game.
Florida will now face No. 9 Pittsburgh, who beat No. 8 Colorado 77-48 in its first round matchup, in the Round of 32.
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