Kenny Boynton led the Gators to a convincing 74-52 road victory over the LSU Tigers. Kenny led the Gators in scoring with 20 points plus 7 boards and 2 assists for a value score of 86. Will Yeguete came back strong after a bad game on Wednesday to pull down a team leading 13 rebounds and score 10 points to accumulate 67 value credits. Erik Murphy gave 24 minutes of effective play with 12 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists to garner 64 value credits.
The Gators continue to play impressive team defense holding the Tigers to 20 points in the first half and outscoring the Tigers by 13 in the second half. The Gators shortened their rotation playing mainly 6 players with limited minutes off the bench from Prather and Graham while Mike Rosario sat out with an ankle injury.
The Texas Aggies (SEC 2-0) host the Gators next Thursday fresh off their 83-71 road win over the Kentucky Wildcats. Previously the Aggies took out Arkansas 69-51 in their first game in the SEC.
Box Score Value Leaders
Click on this link
to see all player value scores for this game
Value Credits* are assigned as follows
+5 credits for each Steal and Assist
+4 credits for each Point scored, Rebound and Block
-5 credits for each Turnover
-2 credits for each Field Goal Attempt
-1 credit for each Free Throw Attempt
* Value Credits are based solely on Box Score data and do not reflect total game contributions by players
LSU Game Official Box Score
The Gators next game will be against Texas A&M
on Thursday, Jan 17th at 7:00. ESPN-850AM WRUF