1:00 PM ET, February 20, 2011
Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Florida has put itself in position to challenge for a Southeastern Conference championship.The Gators (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) , playing without injured starting forward Chandler Parsons, survived a tricky test on Sunday, beating LSU 68-61 for their fifth consecutive victory that moved them into a tie with Alabama for the overall SEC lead.
• Florida earned its fifth straight win and its first win at LSU since Jan. 28, 2003.
• The Gators are 7-1 this season on the road, after a 5-5 road record a season ago.
• Three starters scored in double-figures for Florida, including 17 each from Erving Walker and Kenny Boynton.
• LSU has lost 10 straight games overall and nine straight against ranked opponents.
• Ralston Turner led the Tigers with 18 points. He has scored in double-figures in a career-best four straight games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-55 (.455)||25-59 (.424)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-13 (.308)||7-18 (.389)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-20 (.700)||4-7 (.571)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||13 (0/0)||20 (0/0)|
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