Pop quiz. Complete the following analogy regarding indispensable players in the Sweet 16.
Kendall Marshall : North Carolina : :
A) Cody Zeller : Indiana
B) Erik Murphy : Florida
C) Tu Holloway : Xavier
D) Peyton Siva : Louisville
E) Jordan Taylor : Wisconsin
The answer, obviously, is all of the above. That’s how Vin Parise sees those five in terms of how crucial they are to their team’s chances of winning a title. Murphy is a choice that might inspire some questions, but Vin says Murphy’s outside shooting and rebounding are essential to the Gators’ chances.
Bobby Gonzalez, on the other hand, has five other guys. Watch.This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
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