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Gators prepared for road test

Florida's porous three-point defense against Auburn on Wednesday was almost the reason for a loss. If it doesn't improve on Saturday, the Gators could see their school record 18-game winning streak come to an end. Ole Miss leads the Southeastern Conference with 8.1 three-pointers made per game, led by leading scorer Marshall Henderson.

Auburn shot 10-19 from behind the three-point line on Wednesday, the second most three-pointers the Gators have given up this season. Freshman point guard Tahj Shamsid-Dean got hot early and finished the game 5-8 for three. Three-point defense has been the biggest stumbling block for an otherwise elite Florida defense this season. The Gators are 11th in the SEC, allowing opponents to shoot 34.... Recommended Stories