8:00 PM ET, February 9, 2011
Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina
No. 19 Florida's hot shooting extends South Carolina's downward spiral
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Florida has been on a run the past month that's hard to top. When the Gators (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) shoot like they did in beating South Carolina, they're downright unstoppable.Erving Walker scored 25 points and Florida (19-5, 8-2 Southeastern Conference) shot 55.4 percent -- its best showing in 21 games -- in a 79-60 victory Wednesday night.
• Chandler Parsons fell two assists shy of a triple-double, scoring 14 points with 12 rebounds to lead Florida to its 14th win in the past 17 games.
• Florida moved to 8-2 in the SEC and 2½ games clear of the rest of the SEC East.
• With the Gators' 19th win of the season, Billy Donovan picked up his 350th career win as Florida's coach.
• South Carolina has lost four of its past five SEC games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||31-56 (.554)||23-55 (.418)|
|3P Made-Attempted||8-18 (.444)||8-22 (.364)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-13 (.692)||6-11 (.545)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||11 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|
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Southeastern Conference Standings
Chandler Parsons fell 2 assists shy of a triple-double for Florida. In the Billy Donovan era, there have only been 3 triple-doubles recorded by the Gators.[+]
Triple-Doubles by Florida - Under Billy Donovan (since 1996-97)
ESPN Stats & Information