Scores

Final

Florida 68

(15-2, 2-0 SEC)

Auburn 65

(10-6, 0-2 SEC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 14, 2009

    1 2 T
    FLA 40 2868
    AUB 34 3165

    Top Performers

    Florida: A. Tyus 14 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Auburn: K. Barber 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Blk

    Florida 68, Auburn 65

    Associated Press

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Nick Calathes had 17 points and made three free throws in the final seconds to lift Florida to a 68-65 win over Auburn on Wednesday night.

    The victory was Billy Donovan's 300th as Florida's coach and the ninth in a row for the Gators.

    Calathes also had nine rebounds and five assists for Florida (15-2, 2-0 Southeastern Conference). He made 3 of 4 free throws in the final 19 seconds to overcome a late Auburn surge.

    Alex Tyus added 14 points and 12 boards and Kenny Kadji scored 11 points for the Gators. Walker hit back-to-back 3-pointers and set up another with a dishout to Walter Hodge in the final 4:12.

    DeWayne Reed hit two 3-pointers in the final 5 seconds for Auburn (10-6, 0-2) to make it close.

    Rasheem Barrett led the Tigers with 15 points, including nine in a row, giving them their first lead midway through the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FLA
    AUB
    Points 68 65
    FG Made-Attempted 25-63 (.397) 25-64 (.391)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-23 (.217) 5-27 (.185)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 10-21 (.476)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 2

    2008-09 Season

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