Florida men's basketball's current three-game stretch -- which started with Auburn on Saturday -- is easily its toughest portion of the schedule this season.
Florida returned to Gainesville wanting to show that giving up 91 points during a 16-point drubbing in its last contest wasn’t going to be the new norm.
The Gators were coming off one of their most convincing wins to date. With their best player in forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. on the bench most of the night due to early foul trouble, they pulled out a convincing 81-68 win at Columbia, South Carolina against the Gamecocks on Tuesday.
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