Florida Gulf Coast (26-10) plays the SEC regular-season champion Gators (28-7), the No. 3 seed in the South, on Friday night.
Dorian Finney-Smith’s decision to transfer to Florida is just another example of a quality player the Gators didn’t get out of high school but eventually landed.
With Beal and Walker gone, Rosario should have the opportunity to make his final college campaign a memorable one at Florida.
Former McDonald’s All-American Mike Rosario needed a change after two seasons at Rutgers, and Billy Donovan and Florida welcomed him.
Rutgers faces the task of rebuilding one of the worst programs in the Big East Conference and they will have to do it without guard Mike Rosario or big man, Greg Echenique.