Boxscore
Florida 64, Mississippi 60
Thursday, January 26, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Tad Smith Coliseum, Oxford, Mississippi
Officials - Ed Corbett, Jerry Scott, Mike Stuart
Attendance - 7488

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Florida 28 36 64
Mississippi 38 22 60

Recap

Patric Young scored 15 points and No. 13 Florida survived a dreadful start by rallying from 16 points down to beat host Mississippi 64-60.

The Gators (16-4, 4-1 SEC) won their fourth SEC game in a row, setting up Saturday’s matchup with No. 16 Mississippi State in Gainesville. Florida is third in the SEC, 1½ games behind conference leader Kentucky and one-half game ahead of the Bulldogs.

The Rebels (13-7, 3-3 SEC) jumped all over Florida at the beginning, scoring 14 unanswered points in building a 20-4 lead with 12 minutes left in the first half.

Florida clawed its way back within 38-28 at halftime. A 14-6 second-half run capped by Young’s dunk gave the Gators their first lead since the opening minute at 48-46 with 8:09 to go.

The Gators used a Mike Rosario 3-pointer and two 3’s from Kenny Boynton to build a61-54 advantage with 1:49 remaining. The Rebels pulled within 63-60 and forced a turnover with 18.2 seconds left, but turned the ball over with 9.5 seconds to go.
   
Boynton finished with 12 points, and Erving Walker added 10 points and nine assists.
   
Terrance Henry scored 21 points to lead the Rebels, who host South Carolina Saturday. The loss was Mississippi’s first at home this season.

Florida Gators

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Bradley Beal 33:00 4-7 0-3 1-2 0 2 2 3 2 1 1 0 9
Erving Walker 31:00 3-7 2-4 2-2 1 0 1 9 1 1 1 0 10
Kenny Boynton 31:00 4-12 4-10 0-1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 12
Erik Murphy 29:00 3-7 1-3 0-0 0 4 4 1 2 1 1 0 7
Will Yeguete 19:00 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 4 4 1 3 0 0 0 0
Casey Prather 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Mike Rosario 16:00 2-5 2-5 2-2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 8
Patric Young 26:00 7-10 0-0 1-3 1 3 4 0 4 1 2 0 15
Scottie Wilbekin 9:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 3
Cody Larson 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-51 10-27 6-11 3 15 18 21 15 5 6 0 64
  47.1% 37.0% 54.5% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 6

Mississippi Rebels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Terrance Henry 35:00 9-16 3-5 0-1 3 7 10 3 3 1 3 0 21
Murphy Holloway 23:00 3-7 0-0 2-2 1 3 4 0 5 0 2 0 8
Nick Williams 37:00 5-11 4-6 0-0 1 4 5 1 1 1 1 0 14
Reginald Buckner 25:00 2-6 0-0 1-2 2 5 7 1 3 1 0 1 5
Jarvis Summers 36:00 1-6 0-1 5-6 1 4 5 6 1 1 2 0 7
Demarco Cox 22:00 1-5 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 2 1 0 0 2
LaDarius White 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Steadman Short 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jelan Kendrick 12:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Maurice Aniefiok 1:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
TOTAL 200 22-52 7-12 9-13 9 27 36 12 16 5 13 1 60
  42.3% 58.3% 69.2% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 13
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