The top ranked Florida men’s basketball team is in the finals of the SEC Tournament after rallying for a 56-49 win over Tennessee Saturday in Atlanta.
Florida trailed by 10 points with just seconds to go in the first half before guard Scottie Wilbekin drained a 3 pointer to cut the Gator deficit to seven points.
As we have seen many times this year, Florida turned up the defensive pressure in the second half and held off a stubborn Tennessee group that probably has qualified for the NCAA Tournament. ? The Gators beat the Vols three times this season. ?Florida made some critical free throws and defensive stops down the stretch to get the win.
Senior center Patric Young leads the Gators in scoring in this one with 15 points with Scottie Wilbekin and Casey Prather also finishing in double digits for Florida.
You can hear the SEC Tournament Championship game live on Country 103-7 The Gator on Sunday at 2:35pm.