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UAB Vs. Florida Final Score: Gators Cruise To Victory In Final Non-Conference Game

The Florida Gators rolled over the UAB Blazers in their final non-conference game before SEC play tips off this weekend in Knoxville. The Gators caught fire from behind the arc on Tuesday night to topple the Blazers 79-61 at the O'Connell Center. They shot better than 55% from outside. Erving Walker led all scorers with 23 points, with almost all of it coming from three-point range. He was seven of nine from downtown, and was on fire for the full forty minutes. Backcourt-mate Kenny Boynton added 20 points, as he hit six of his ten attempts from three.

It wasn't all long-range bombing, as Patric Young was effective against UAB on the interior. Young finished with 15 points and seven rebounds in a relative walkover. Brad Beal was the only starter who really struggled, going just two of 15 from the floor and scoring only five points.

Florida remained a perfect 9-0 at home but will now head out on the road this Saturday to start conference play against the Tennessee Volunteers.

For more on the Gators, please visit Alligator Army, SB Nation's UF blog.

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