Florida remains unbeaten, 69-57

first_imgThe sophomore point guard finished 12 of 12 from the free throw line, made three 3-pointers and led Florida in scoring for the second consecutive game. This one was close until the Gators put together a 10-0 run midway through the second half, one that included seven points from Chris Richard. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Taurean Green scored 21 points, Al Horford had 14 and No. 2 Florida remained unbeaten with a 69-57 victory over Auburn on Saturday. Green made six free throws over the final 5:25 to help the Gators (16-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) extend the best start and longest winning streak in school history. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa AnitaRichard had a dunk, a turnaround jumper in the lane, a free throw and a layup during the stretch that turned a 49-47 lead into a 12-point advantage. The Tigers (8-6, 0-3) were helpless to slow it down, too, because Frank Tolbert used the team’s final timeout during a loose-ball scramble with 10:47 to play. Tolbert’s slam off a rebound made it 49-47 with about 12 minutes to play, but the Tigers scored 10 points the rest of the way. Tolbert hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds to play and finished with 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting. Florida won despite an off-shooting night from its guards. Green and Lee Humphrey were a combined 6 of 20 from the field, including 6 of 17 from behind the arc. last_img

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