No. 3 Florida rallies to beat Mizzou - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

No. 3 Florida rallies to beat Mizzou

Posted: Updated:
No. 3 Florida picked up its 20th win of the season and ninth straight conference win after taking down Missouri 68-58. No. 3 Florida picked up its 20th win of the season and ninth straight conference win after taking down Missouri 68-58.
Mizzou led 28-25 at the half thanks to a 3-point buzzer beater by Jabari Brown. Mizzou led 28-25 at the half thanks to a 3-point buzzer beater by Jabari Brown.
  • SEC basketballMore>>

  • SEC Media Days dazes media, fans

    SEC Media Days dazes media, fans

    Monday, July 14 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-07-14 17:30:02 GMT
    The long, dark night that has persisted since the end of football season is almost over. SEC Media Days, that glimmer of hope before life begins again anew, kicks off this week in Hoover, AL. More >>
    The long, dark night that has persisted since the end of football season is almost over. SEC Media Days, that glimmer of hope before life begins again anew, kicks off this week in Hoover, AL. More >>
  • Three teams on bubble as SEC basketball tourney begins

    Three teams on bubble as SEC basketball tourney begins

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-03-12 21:31:28 GMT
    The SEC basketball tournament gets underway Wednesday. Florida can make a statement, Kentucky can gain some confidence and Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee can play their way into the NCAA Tournament.More >>
    The SEC basketball tournament gets underway Wednesday. Florida can make a statement, Kentucky can gain some confidence and Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee can play their way into the NCAA Tournament.More >>
  • Bulldogs pull ahead of Rebels on late free throws

    Bulldogs pull ahead of Rebels on late free throws

    Saturday, January 11 2014 7:41 PM EST2014-01-12 00:41:04 GMT
    I.J. Ready and Colin Borchert hit free throws down the stretch Saturday to help Mississippi State pull away late with a 76-72 win over Ole Miss.
    More >>
    I.J. Ready and Colin Borchert hit free throws down the stretch Saturday to help Mississippi State pull away late with a 76-72 win over Ole Miss.
    More >>

GAINESVILLE, FL (RNN) - No. 3 Florida picked up its 20th win of the season and ninth straight conference win after taking down Missouri 68-58 on Tuesday.

The first half of the game was a back-and-forth, low-scoring affair, with the Tigers (16-6, 4-5 SEC) leading 28-25 at the half thanks to a 3-point buzzer beater by Jabari Brown. The Gators (20-2, 9-0) grabbed the lead a couple of more times and managed to hold onto it for good with nine minutes left. Mizzou struggled with fouls, committing 26 fouls compared to Florida's 16.

The Tigers kept the game close with stronger 3-point shooting, making 38.1 percent from downtown compared to the Gators' 30 percent. Florida, however, held a stronger advantage in field goals and free throws, making 44.2 percent and 72.7 percent, respectively. Mizzou made 39.6 percent of its field goals and 66.7 percent of its free throws.

Brown led the Tigers with 15 points, six assists and two steals. Jordan Clarkson was close behind with 14 points.

Scottie Wilbekin led the Gators with 19 points. Michael Frazier II added 14 points.

The game marked Florida's 14th straight win of the season, but for Missouri it marked its second straight loss against a ranked opponent.

Copyright 2014 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.