Florida Downs Mississippi 78-64 - Match Report
Erik Murphy scored 19 points leading Florida to a 78-64 victory over Mississippi at Stephen O'Connell Center on Saturday.
Bettors who backed Florida were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 17.5.
Mike Rosario had 14 points for Florida and Patric Young chipped in with 13 points. Kenny Boynton had 10 assists for them, while Patric Young was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Mississippi got a 25-point performance from Marshall Henderson, who was supported by 15 points from Murphy Holloway. Jarvis Summers had 3 assists in a losing cause for Mississippi, while Murphy Holloway grabbed 7 rebounds.
Florida led at halftime, 40-27.
The rebound battle favored Florida as they grabbed 34 boards, while Mississippi only had 33.