Alabama State vs Florida

No. 10 Florida feasts on Alabama St.

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Kenny Boynton scored 22 points and No. 10 Florida cruised past Alabama State 84-35 on Sunday in a late opener for the Gators.

Florida was supposed to begin the season Friday against Georgetown aboard the USS Bataan, but the game was canceled at halftime because there was moisture on the court.

The Gators led Alabama State 47-9 at halftime, the fewest points Florida has allowed in the first half since the implementation of the shot clock.

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Boynton shot 8 of 10 and made all four of his 3-point tries. He also had six rebounds and five assists.

Backup guard Bobby Brown led Alabama State (0-2) with 14 points.

Florida took an 8-0 lead and was ahead by 32 points with 6:24 left in the first half.

Patric Young had 12 points, 12 rebounds and two blocked shots for the Gators. Erik Murphy added 15 points and Mike Rosario had 14.

The Hornets missed 19 of their first 20 shots and went 2 for 25 overall in the first half. They finished 10 of 53 from the field and committed 19 turnovers.

The Gators played without junior Scottie Wilbekin, who was expected to be the starting point guard this season but is indefinitely suspended because of an undisclosed disciplinary issue. Forward Casey Prather, another potential starter, was out with a concussion.

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FloridaGators guard Mike Rosario, 14 points, celebrates the Gators easy win over Alabama State. (US Presswire)
FloridaGators guard Mike Rosario, 14 points, celebrates the Gators easy win over Alabama State. (US Presswire)
Scoreboard
Alabama State (0-2)92635
Florida #10 (1-0) «473784
ALST:B. Brown 14 Pts
ALST:B. Brown 6 Reb
ALST:A. Price 5 Ast
FLA:K. Boynton 22 Pts
FLA:P. Young 12 Reb
FLA:K. Boynton 5 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Alabama StateFlorida
ALST
Bobby Brown
FLA
Kenny Boynton
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
14602265
Alabama State Hornets
L. Page, F340-30-05020
J. Freelove, G275-130-011412
J. Waters, G180-12-24212
S. Brown, G160-40-02030
D. Neal, C131-30-00002
B. Brown, G-F295-142-460114
K. Key, G140-50-02030
J. Mason, G131-70-04002
T. Coleman, F-C130-22-21052
A. Price, G120-11-21501
T. Green, G70-30-00020
D. Miller, G40-00-01000
R. Watts, GDid Not Play
S. Patterson, FDid Not Play
P. Crawford, FDid Not Play
J. Jefferson, FDid Not Play
U. Akkepenek, G-FDid Not Play
T. Armstrong, FDid Not Play
L. Burris, GDid Not Play
B. Ingram, G-FDid Not Play
D. Jackson, GDid Not Play
D. McDaniel, GDid Not Play
E. Tucker, CDid Not Play
Totals 12-567-102782135
 21.4%70.0% 
Florida Gators
P. Young, C255-92-4122012
W. Yeguete, F241-31-27513
M. Rosario, G234-76-722114
K. Boynton, G228-102-365022
E. Murphy, F-C195-102-233115
B. Ogbueze, G233-80-24027
D. Walker, G-F221-43-44005
M. Frazier II, G200-63-46113
D. Graham, G181-20-02012
J. Kurtz, G40-01-20011
C. Prather, G-FDid Not Play
S. Wilbekin, GDid Not Play
B. Donovan, GDid Not Play
Totals 28-5920-304618884
 47.5%66.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.4-08-959
Ark.-PB3-14-14338
Jackson St.3-27-11295
Southern U.3-27-11287
Miss. Val.2-22-15334
Grambling2-36-11342
Alcorn St.2-35-11301
Alabama St.2-34-13347
Prairie View1-34-14304
Alabama A&M1-41-15351

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kentucky5-015-26
Florida5-014-33
S. Carolina4-014-330
Miss. State3-112-4133
Alabama3-110-697
Georgia3-211-639
Arkansas2-313-436
Tennessee2-39-869
Vanderbilt2-38-962
Auburn1-411-685
Ole Miss1-410-748
LSU1-49-7103
Texas A&M1-49-790
Missouri0-45-11269
 
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