Originally Posted by csugator
The first year we won the title, UT was a 2 seed. They beat us twice I believe that year (maybe - I am too lazy to check my memory) but I recall that just before the tourney started they asked him what 2 seeds had a chance - he answered, and as they were trying to cut away I will always remember he kept talking, saying that the team he thought was built to win the tourney was Florida (3 seed?). The interviewers were dismmissive. Ol' Bruce new what he was talking about that year.
I always liked him.
Bruce has always been very respectful of UF and the job Billy has done. Even with his level of success against us, it hasn't caused him to lose respect.
He made a comment once that I always remembered. He said sometimes you lose because the other team played better or was better that day. He always took issue with the UK attitude that the only reason they lost is because they let the other team win by playing poorly, never giving respect to their opponent. I remember hearing him say that he hoped his fanbase never got that arrogant and disrespectful to their rivals.