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Gators ride strong second half to win

Billy Donovan watched from the sideline as his team played an uninspired first half on Saturday and went to the locker room with a 33-31 lead over Air Force. It's nothing a stern halftime message couldn't change. The Florida head coach laid into his team at halftime of the Orange Bowl Classic, and they responded in the second half to run away with a 78-61 win over Air Force in Sunrise, Fla.

"It was a tale of two halves," Billy Donovan said on his post game radio show. "I was pretty disappointed with our team coming off the court at halftime because I just didn't think we were playing the right way. We weren't moving and passing like we needed to. Our missed shots bled into our attention on the defensive half of the floor. In the second half, we held them down. We had a great balance... Recommended Stories

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