Florida Defeats Mississippi State 83-58 - Recap
Florida cruised to victory on Saturday, running Mississippi State out of the gym and running up an 83-58 score at Stephen O'Connell Center.
Florida won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 28-point spread.
Florida got 18 points from Mike Rosario and another 17 points from Erik Murphy. Scottie Wilbekin contributed 7 assists, while Patric Young cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Mississippi State got 16 points from Gavin Ware in a losing cause and another 14 points from Colin Borchert. Craig Sword contributed 5 assists for them, while Craig Sword had 8 rebounds.
Florida hit the break leading 42-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
Florida won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-31.