Florida 77, Georgia 44

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida
Officials - Ed Corbett, Tony Greene, Joe Lindsay
Attendance - 11366

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Georgia 15 29 44
Florida 28 49 77

Recap


No. 9 Florida 77, Georgia 44: Casey Prather scored the game’s first six points and the host Gators stormed to a 19-4 lead, easily winning their Southeastern Conference opener.

Florida (11-2, 1-0 SEC) hit 5 of its first 7 shots from the field, building an 11-0 lead just five minutes in against the Bulldogs (6-8, 0-1). Mike Rosario scored seven points in the first 10 minutes and Erik Murphy’s second 3-pointer of the game stretched the lead to 15 points with 8:55 left in the half.

Playing with a fractured rib, Murphy finished with 11 points and shot 3-for-6 from 3-point range. Rosario scored a game-high 19 points to lead Florida, which won for the third time in four games. Prather finished with 10 points.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 11 points to lead the Bulldogs, who committed 19 turnovers and saw their four-game winning streak snapped.

Florida’s Kenny Boynton, who hit eight 3-pointers on Sunday against Yale, finished 1-for-7 beyond the arc and scored just seven points.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Florida shot 52.7 percent from the field and finished 12-for-26 from 3-point range. Georgia had held opponents to 29.8 percent shooting beyond the arc entering the matchup. … The Gators scored 11 of the first 15 points of the second half, pushing their lead to 39-19 with 16:36 remaining. … Georgia had no player grab more than four rebounds, but only lost the rebounding battle 26-25.

Georgia Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 31:00 4-10 0-3 3-3 1 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 11
Nemanja Djurisic 22:00 1-4 0-1 3-4 0 2 2 1 2 0 6 0 5
John Florveus 28:00 1-2 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 2 2
Charles Mann 19:00 1-3 0-0 4-6 0 2 2 2 2 0 2 0 6
Brandon Morris 28:00 1-5 0-1 2-2 0 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 4
Vincent Williams 21:00 2-3 1-2 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 0 5 0 5
Tim Dixon 18:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 2 4
John Cannon 12:00 2-4 0-0 1-1 2 1 3 0 0 0 2 1 5
Sherrard Brantley 18:00 0-1 0-1 2-2 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 2
Taylor Echols 3:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 14-36 1-10 15-19 3 19 22 4 9 3 19 5 44
  38.9% 10.0% 78.9% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 19

Florida Gators

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mike Rosario 28:00 6-10 3-6 4-4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 19
Kenny Boynton 31:00 2-8 1-7 2-2 0 1 1 4 0 1 0 0 7
Patric Young 24:00 5-5 0-0 1-2 0 3 3 2 3 1 1 4 11
Scottie Wilbekin 32:00 3-7 2-4 0-0 1 1 2 6 1 2 2 0 8
Casey Prather 21:00 5-7 0-0 0-0 4 3 7 0 1 3 1 0 10
Erik Murphy 18:00 4-9 3-6 0-0 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 0 11
Will Yeguete 14:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 2 1 2 1 0
Michael Frazier II 20:00 2-3 2-2 0-0 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 6
Jacob Kurtz 3:00 2-2 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Dillon Graham 3:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Braxton Ogbueze 3:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
DeVon Walker 3:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 200 29-55 12-26 7-8 6 13 19 17 14 10 7 6 77
  52.7% 46.2% 87.5% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 7