(19) Vanderbilt 59

(13-6, 2-3 SEC)

Florida 73

(15-3, 3-2 SEC)

    3:00 PM ET, January 22, 2006

    1 2 T
    #19VAN 34 2559
    FLA 26 4773

    Dotson, Dye lead Gators to upset win over Vanderbilt

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Marshae Dotson scored 17 points and Kim Dye had 15 to lead Florida to a 73-59 upset over No. 19 Vanderbilt on Sunday.

    The Gators (15-3, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) trailed 34-26 at halftime, and rallied from a first-half deficit for the fifth time in seven games.

    Caroline Williams led Vanderbilt (13-6, 2-3 SEC) with 17 points. Carla Thomas had 14 and Nicole Jules added 10.

    Florida, which managed only 6-of-24 field goals in the first half, started the second half with a 9-0 run. The Gators sealed the victory with a 22-5 run for a 65-50 lead with 3:32 left.

    The Commodores made 15-of-24 shots in the first half, but hit only 10-for-27 in the second half. They entered as the fourth-best team in the nation in field goal percentage.

    Danielle Santos was Florida's only starter in double figures with 10 points.

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