Florida and Virginia agree Saturday's game will be all about the pace. Who sets the speed has the advantage.

ORLANDO, Fla.-- Florida and Virginia basketball will face off in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday, and both teams agree the game will be the battle of the pace.

Florida and Virginia basketball will face off in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The matchup between the Gators and Cavaliers will be all about the pace. Both teams will look to set the tempo of the game. UF is dangerous on transition and have the height advantage and will want to quicken up the game, meanwhile the Cavs' pace of play ranks the slowest in the country at 59 possessions per game, according to KenPom. With this limited scoring opportunities, Virginia's opponents only take an average of 48.2 field goal attempts per game, fewest in the nation. 

Both the Gators and the Cavaliers discuss how important pace will be in this game in the video above. 


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