Scout Premium Content

Florida defense continues to suffocate teams

Patric Young had a career-high 14 rebounds

Saturday went a familiar way for No. 3 Florida. Strong defense, dominating the glass and scoring enough points to win -- it's a recipe that has turned the Gators into one of the elite teams in the country. Florida won its 13th straight game on Saturday, tying the school record with 13 consecutive conference wins while cruising to a 69-36 victory over Texas A&M.

"We talk a lot about the energy we have to exert on every possession for us to be a good defensive team," Billy Donovan said. "There's a certain standard that you have to play to." The standard was met on Saturday. The 36 points allowed by Florida ties the school record for fewest points allowed in a Southeastern Conference game since 1950. It was also the fewest points the Aggies have scored in...

FightinGators.com Recommended Stories


Up Next


Tweets