Gators Knock Off Tennessee
Gainesville, FL– #6 Florida extended its home court win streak to 26 games with a 67-41 victory over Tennessee on Saturday. The Gators are one of the hottest teams in the country, posting 11 wins in a row, running their homecourt winning streak to 26 straight.
Junior Jarnell Stokes was the lone force for the Vols (12-7, 3-3 SEC) with his 10th double-double of the season with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Jeronne Maymon added eight points and seven rebounds for Tennessee, which suffered its first loss to Florida since 2011.
Florida (17-2, 6-0), the SEC’s top defense limited Tennessee to season lows in points, field goal percentage (26.8) and 3-point field goal percentage (1-of-19, 5.3 percent). The Vols did out rebound the Gators, 40-35.
Florida had a quartet of scorers in double-figures led by Michael Frazier II (17). Scottie Wilbekin (13), Casey Prather (12) and Patric Young (10) also hit the mark.