Recap - Florida Defeats Air Force 78-61
|Recap - Florida Defeats Air Force 78-61|
Erik Murphy scored 21 points leading Florida to a 78-61 victory over Air Force at Stephen O'Connell Center on Saturday.
Florida did not, however, defeat Air Force against the spread, which closed at 18.5 at most sportsbooks.
Kenny Boynton had 14 points for Florida and Patric Young chipped in with 13 points. Erik Murphy had 4 assists for them, while Erik Murphy was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Air Force got 11 points from Michael Lyons in a losing cause and another 11 points from Kyle Green. Todd Fletcher contributed 3 assists for them, while Michael Lyons had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Florida were victorious, as the score was 33-31 at the break.
Florida won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-25.