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Florida Gators beat Texas A&M Aggie 69-36

By on February 2nd, 2014

The third ranked Gator men’s basketball team welcomed the Texas A&M Aggies to a sold out O’dome Saturday afternoon and the home team earned its 13th straight victory with a 69-36 win.

The Gators held the Aggies to 25.9 percent shooting (14-of-54) from the field and out rebounded them, 57-27 en route to their 27th consecutive home-court win.

Sophomore guard Michael Frazier II led Florida with 21 points while Dorian Finney-Smith notched 11 and senior forward Casey Prather came off the bench (he played limited minutes due to a sprained ankle) to put up seven points. Senior center Patric Young put up nine points and grabbed 14 rebounds to celebrate his 22nd birthday.

Texas A&M benched their leading scorer, Jamal Jones, for undisclosed reasons. Jones came off the bench fand scored seven points.

Going into half, Florida went on a 12-2 run that turned a single digit advantage into a double digit lead.

The Gators defense continues to impress, the Orange and Blue squad tied the programs fewest points allowed in conference play since 1950, matching last year’s defensive effort against South Carolina.

Up next for the Gators, they’ll return to the O’Dome once again to take on Missouri on Tuesday. Freshman Chris Walker is expected to play as he was cleared by the NCAA last Wednesday.

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The No. 3 Gators welcomed the Texas A&M Aggies to a sold out O’dome Saturday evening. Florida earned their 13th straight victory in the competition with a 69-36 win.

The Gators held the Aggies to 25.9 percent shooting (14-of-54) from the field and out rebounded them, 57-27 en route to their 27th consecutive home-court win.

Sophomore guard Michael Frazier II led Florida with 21 points on the evening. Dorian Finney-Smith notched 11 and Senior forward Casey Prather came off the bench (he played limited minutes due to a sprained ankle) to put up seven points. Senior center Patric Young put up nine points and grabbed 14 rebounds to celebrate his 22nd birthday.

Texas A&M benched their leading scorer, Jamal Jones, for undisclosed reasons. Jones came off the bench for 3 minutes and put up seven points

Going into half, Florida went on a 12-2 run that turned a single digit advantage into a double digit lead.

The Gators defense continues to impress, the orange and blue squad tied the programs fewest points allowed in conference play since 1950, matching last year’s defensive effort against South Carolina.

Up next for the Gators, they’ll return to the O’dome once again to take on Missouri. Freshman Chris Walker is expected to play as he was cleared by the NCAA last Wednesday.

 


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