Pregame Stuff: Florida vs Michigan (Saturday, 5:15 pm)


When: Saturday, 5:15 p.m. (EST)
Where: Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa  
Records: Florida (20-15); Michigan (29-6)  
TV: CBS (Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner and Dana Jacobson
Radio: Gator IMG Sports Network (Mick Hubert and Mark Wise

STAKES (The Setup) 

Freshman Andrew Nembhard (center) and the Gators huddle up during Thursday’s opening-round win in the NCAA West Region at Des Moines, Iowa.  No. 10-seed Florida and No. 2-seed Michigan, the national runner-up a year ago, will play Saturday with the winner advancing to the Sweet 16. … The Gators got here by upsetting seventh-seed and 14th-ranked Nevada, 70-61, in a game they led by 18 in the second half, only to see the Wolf Pack storm back and three times cut the margin to two in the final five-plus minutes. UF surprised Nevada by going to a 1-3-1 zone defense over the final two minutes and held the Pack scoreless the rest of the way. … The Wolverines, ranked 10th after finishing third in the Big Ten and falling to rival Michigan State in the conference tournament final, smashed 15th-seeded Montana, 74-55, in the second West Region game Thursday night. Michigan, which lost to Villanova in the 2018

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