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UCLA has similar revenge shot as '91 Blue Devils

Florida is trying to match Duke '92 as a repeat champ, but Pat Forde wonders if it's actually UCLA that more closely resembles those early '90s Duke teams.

Originally Published: March 29, 2007
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- One of the running themes of this NCAA Tournament is whether Florida has the mettle to become the first repeat national champion since Duke in 1991 and '92.

But instead of comparing these Gators to those Blue Devils, we might be missing the mark. Better, perhaps, to compare UCLA to Duke of 1990-91.

Duke was atomized in the '90 championship game by UNLV, 103-73 -- still the widest championship-game margin in history. Then the Blue Devils got a rematch with the defending champs ...

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