Albany gives Florida a scare, presented by DISH

Florida Gators guard Kasey Hill (0) and forward Will Yeguete (15) stand over fallen Albany Great Danes guard D.J. Evans, bottom, during the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, March 20, 2014. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

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Sixteenth-seeded Albany withstood a physical onslaught, a withering press and a distinct height disadvantage to run with No. 1-overall seed Florida for a good deal of its second-round NCAA tournament game here Thursday in the South Region. Although Florida pulled away with ferocity late to win 67-55, the visitors from "UAlbanY" had a bunch of fans wondering, "Is this happening?"
Eric Adelson

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