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Ignoring the hype

The Gators took their No. 8 ranking on the road last and plowed through two of the three teams at the bottom of the Southeastern Conference standings. While Florida was taking care of its business, other top-eight teams weren't. Because of that, the Gators were stamped as the No. 4 team in the country on Monday, the highest ranking since Florida's second national championship in 2006-07.

The challenge is to ignore it. The accolades continue to be thrown at Florida for its 16-2 record and 6-0 record to start conference play for the third time in school history. The Gators have won their six conference games by an average of 26.5 points. Players insist that winning doesn't get boring, and senior guard Kenny Boynton even said he thinks it's possible to continue winning by those...

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