Virginia looked like they were in trouble early as UNC Wilmington stormed out to a 26-11 lead late in the first half, but UVA went on a run to close the first 20 minutes and took a 30-29 lead into halftime. The second half saw the teams trade blows until Virginia prevailed 76-71.
London Perrantes had a huge game for Virginia, dropping 24 points on 9-of-14 from the field. Marial Shayok had a big game as well for the Cavaliers, scoring 23 points off of the bench.
Florida survived a first round matchup against East Tennessee State, claiming a 80-65 victory after the Buccaneers led at the half.
Devin Robinson had a huge afternoon for the Gators, scoring 24 points and grabbing 7 rebounds in the victory.
The round of 32 matchup will be the first meeting of West Virginia and Florida in the NCAA Tournament.
Here's how to watch the Round of 32 matchup between No. 5 Virginia and No. 4 Florida.
Virginia vs. Florida
WHEN: Saturday, March 18, 8:40 p.m. ET
WHERE: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
HOW TO WATCH: TNT, March Madness Live