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Emotional senior night ends in euphoria

Donovan won his fifth SEC title

The Gators were supposed to be warming up. Most of them were. And while Florida head coach Billy Donovan was meeting with his staff in the locker room, senior guard Mike Rosario burst through the doors. He had a phone call to make. The normal routine doesn't usually happen on senior night, and it was no different on Wednesday as the Gators clinched the Southeastern Conference title.

Mike Rosario went through warm ups, made a few layups and jogged through lines on both sides of the floor. But his mind was elsewhere. He wanted to see his family, especially his mom. Billy Donovan had to assure Rosario that everything would be fine and that his family would find their way. Yet with minutes until the start of senior night festivities, a large group of Rosario's family walked... Recommended Stories