Boxscore
Florida 79, South Carolina 65
Saturday, January 14, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - The Colonial Center Arena, Columbia, South Carolina
Officials - Ron Groover, Joe Lindsay, Mark Whitehead
Attendance - 11308

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Florida 40 39 79
South Carolina 41 24 65

Recap

Kenny Boynton scored 15 points as No. 19 Florida won its first true road game of the season, beating South Carolina 79-65 in a Southeastern Conference game in Columbia, S.C.

The Gators (14-4, 2-1 SEC) came in 0-4 in road games this season, including losing their SEC opener last Saturday at Tennessee. But Florida broke the skid and knocked out the Gamecocks (8-9, 0-3) with a 14-0 second-half run.

Leading 46-44 three minutes into the half, Florida freshman Bradley Beal started the run with a 3-pointer with 17:02 to go. Another Beal 3-pointer, this one with11:17 to go, pushed the Gators’ advantage to 58-44, and two Beal free throws with 10:25 left ended the run and gave Florida a 60-44 lead.

Six Gators finished in double figures. Will Yeguete scored 14 points to go with eight rebounds. Beal finished with 14 points. Erving Walker scored 11 points and had seven assists.
    
Bruce Ellington led South Carolina with 17 points.
    
Florida hosts LSU Saturday. South Carolina plays Saturday at Auburn.

Florida Gators

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Bradley Beal 31:00 3-7 2-5 6-7 0 4 4 1 3 1 0 0 14
Kenny Boynton 34:00 5-13 4-7 1-2 1 2 3 3 0 1 1 0 15
Erik Murphy 30:00 3-7 1-3 4-4 0 2 2 4 4 1 2 1 11
Erving Walker 33:00 3-5 3-4 2-2 0 0 0 7 2 0 2 0 11
Will Yeguete 30:00 6-6 0-0 2-4 4 4 8 2 2 0 0 1 14
Mike Rosario 19:00 3-6 2-4 2-2 0 2 2 2 1 1 3 0 10
Patric Young 13:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 4 0 0 1 4
Casey Prather 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Scottie Wilbekin 5:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Cody Larson 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 25-47 12-24 17-21 6 18 24 19 17 4 10 3 79
  53.2% 50.0% 81.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 10

South Carolina Gamecocks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Malik Cooke 37:00 4-10 0-2 2-3 5 2 7 2 3 2 2 0 10
Bruce Ellington 28:00 6-14 4-6 1-2 2 1 3 3 3 0 1 0 17
Anthony Gill 20:00 2-5 1-4 3-4 1 2 3 0 4 0 3 0 8
Damontre Harris 23:00 3-3 0-0 3-4 3 3 6 1 4 1 2 0 9
Brian Richardson 21:00 3-8 1-4 0-0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 7
R.J. Slawson 23:00 2-4 0-1 1-1 1 2 3 0 2 1 1 0 5
Lakeem Jackson 8:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Damien Leonard 13:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eric Smith 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Brenton Williams 14:00 3-8 3-7 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 9
Carlton Geathers 11:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 200 23-55 9-24 10-14 14 14 28 7 22 4 12 1 65
  41.8% 37.5% 71.4% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 12
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