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Strong second half propels No. 3 Florida

Florida coach Billy Donovan wasn't happy with his team's first half effort, and he made sure to let them know at halftime. The message was received. Florida opened the second half on a – run to take control of the game. The Gators cruised to their 29th straight home win with all five scorers in double figures, finishing off a – win over Alabama.

"He said we weren't doing what we talked about in guarding Trevor Releford and running our offense," Patric Young said.. He said we were a trainwreck on offense in the first half." The game didn't look like it would be close in the first 3:07 of play. Casey Prather's driving layup down the baseline pushed the lead to 12-2, and the Gators looked like they would run away with another blowout...

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