A rough shooting night for Jimmer Fredette meant the end of BYU's charmed season; the Cougars fell 83-74 to the Florida Gators in overtime when the nation's top scorer couldn't put a single point on the board in overtime. An outstanding game from Alex Tyus, who picked up 19 points and 17 rebounds, put Florida over the top, but four of five starters for the Gators scored at least 16 points. Fredette finished 11-29 from the field, including 3-15 from behind (and, at times, way behind) the three point line.
Fredette missed his first six shots before coming online near the end of the first half, but he was 0-2 with two turnovers in overtime, when the Cougars managed just six points. Florida's Elite Eight appearance is their first since 2007; they'll play Butler, who upset No. 4-seeded Wisconsin in their own Sweet 16 action.
In 2007 Florida, a No. 1 seed, beat Oregon in the Elite Eight before beating UCLA and Ohio State to win their second consecutive National Championship.