No. 1 Florida drawing comparisons to '07 title team
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) The comparisons have started and surely will continue the further Florida advances in the postseason. They're inevitable, really, since the football-first school is a little short on basketball tradition.
Throw in everything the top-ranked Gators have accomplished this season, and it makes sense to measure this year's team against coach Billy Donovan's best.
Florida has won a school-record 23 consecutive games and became the first team from a major conference to go 18-0 in league play since Indiana in 1976. The Southeastern Conference champions are a virtual lock to be a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament.
No doubt, the Gators are good.
While most say they wouldn't stack up well against the 2007 team, the senior-laden squad is far from overmatched when sized up against their predecessors.
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