Florida defeats Marquette to advance to Elite Eight

The Cardinals move on to the West final against Marquette or Florida on Saturday. "When we came here, we know (what) we're going to face," said Dieng, who also had five points, nine rebounds and three steals while matching the school record for blocked

Florida put on a display of hustle and defense to eliminate Marquette in the West Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament. By Matt Watts PHOENIX — Marquette slapped, pushed and attempted to manhandle Florida. The Gators defended, frustrated and

The Cardinals move on to the West final against Marquette or Florida on Saturday. "When we came here, we know (what) we're going to face," said Dieng, who also had five points, nine rebounds and three steals while matching the school record for blocked

No two teams could be happier about this than Marquette and Florida. The third-seeded Golden Eagles and seventh-seeded Gators each came limping into the NCAA tournament – Marquette losing two of three, including its first BIG EAST tournament game,

By EDDIE PELLS 03/23/12 12:46 AM ET PHOENIX, AZ – MARCH 22: Patric Young #4 of the Florida Gators dunks the ball in the first half against the Marquette Golden Eagles during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball West Regional Semifinal game at US Airways