Humphrey powers No. 5 Gators over Florida A&M
Tampa, FL (Sports Network) – Lee Humphrey netted a game-high 15 points as
fifth-ranked Florida easily handled Florida A&M, 72-57, in a Sunshine State
showdown at the St. Pete Times Forum.
Humphrey was 5-of-13 from beyond the arc, the most three-pointers he’s ever
attempted in a college game.
Walter Hodge and Taurean Green each had 11 points for Florida (9-2), as head
coach Billy Donovan matched the school record for wins with 235, tying Norm
Leslie Robinson scored 11 points and was one of only two players in double
figures for Florida A&M (5-6), which saw its four-game winning streak snapped.
Brian Greene scored 10 points in a losing effort.
Florida cruised early on and held a 46-29 lead at the half. Humphrey led the
way with 12 points in the first 20 minutes, going 4-of-9 from three-point
The Rattlers never threatened in the second half, although they outscored the
Gators and hit a final three-point shot at the buzzer.
Florida shot 43 percent (25-of-57) from the floor, while the Rattlers made
just 34 percent (22-of-63) of their attempts.
Donovan was the fastest to both 100 and 200 wins in UF history…The
Gators are 16-0 all-time against teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic
Conference, including an 8-0 mark against Florida A&M.