Basketball · Winter Sports

Late run sparks Florida men to victory against FGCU

FINAL: FLORIDA 80, FLORIDA GULF COAST 59

JACKSONVILLE, FL-  The Florida Gators men’s basketball team used a pressing defense to key a 15-0 second half run that allowed Florida to escape FGCU with a victory.
Florida was led by junior Devin Robinson with 14 points, junior John Egbunu with 13 points, fifth-year senior Canyon Barry with 13 points, and senior Kasey Hill who added 11 points.  Egbunu added 8 rebounds, and Hill contributed four assists.

Florida’s defense converted 19 turnovers into 24 points.

 

Game Summary:

  1st 2nd OT FINAL
FGCU 35 24 X 59
FLORIDA 40 40 X 80

 

Team Stats:

  FGCU FLORIDA
FG % 39 45
3-PT % 40 27
FT % 46 77
Offensive Rebounds 14 15
Total Rebounds 38 41
Assists 8 11
Steals 1 13
Blocks 2 9
Turnovers 19 7

 

What’s Next:

FLORIDA GATOR VS MERCER BEARS

NOVEMBER 13, 2016 at 8:00 PM

JACKSONVILLE VETERANS MEMORIAL ARENA

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