Mike Rosario's silky smooth shooting led the Gators as they put on an offensive clinic, crushing the Auburn Tigers on the road in a 83-52 win. Rosario scored a Gator career high 22 points with 2 boards, 5 assists and two steals for a total of 90 value credits. Kenny Boynton had an excellent overall game with 16 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists a steal and no turnovers for 80 value credits. Scottie Wilbekin continues his outstanding play at point guard, handing out 10 assists to go with his 6 points, 4 boards and 3 steals to ring up 76 value credits. Honorable mention goes to Erik Murphy and Michael Frazier II who delivered 75 value credits and 70 value credits respectively, giving the Gators 5 players with 70 or more value credits for the first time this season.
The Gators 7 rotational players shot a torrid 60% for the game including a season high 15 3-pointers on 15-30 shooting. The Gators showed excellent ball movement generating 25 assists against 9 turnovers. The domination of the Auburn Tigers came inspite of an off game by Patric Young who only scored 2 points and had 3 rebounds. The Gators just needed Patric's defensive presence however as the perimeter players lit it up, including Michael Frazier's 6-7 from the 3-point line.
The next game up is a late night road game on Tuesday against the Missouri Tigers who expect to avenge a humiliating loss to the Gators. The Gators previously defeated the Tigers in Gainesville with the identical score of today's game, 83-52. Missouri has a 13-game winning streak at home with their only home court loss to Louisville.
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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
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The Gators next game will be at Missouri
on Tuesday, Feb 19th at 9:00. ESPN-850AM WRUF