Albany gives Florida a scare, presented by DISH

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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

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)
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)
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)
Florida forward DeVon Walker (25) goes over Albany forward Gary Johnson (20) during the first half in a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Florida forward DeVon Walker (25) goes over Albany forward Gary Johnson (20) during the first half in a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Florida forward DeVon Walker (25) goes over Albany forward Gary Johnson (20) during the first half in a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Albany guard Peter Hooley (12) drives to the basket as Florida center Patric Young (4) defends during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament on Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Albany guard Peter Hooley (12) drives to the basket as Florida center Patric Young (4) defends during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament on Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Albany guard Peter Hooley (12) drives to the basket as Florida center Patric Young (4) defends during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament on Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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