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Florida 88, Kennesaw State 78

Associatec Press

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Colin Castleton poured in 33 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Kowacie Reeves hit two clutch 3-pointers down the stretch to help Florida put away an 88-78 win over Kennesaw State.

Reeves's 3-pointer with 3:08 left gave the Gators a 15-point lead, 83-68. The Owls' Brandon Stroud hit two 3-pointers and scored at the basket to cut the deficit to 10 points with 1:20 left, but Kennesaw State could get no closer.

Castleton shot 12 of 18 from the field and was 9 of 13 from the line, adding three assists and three blocked shots to lead Florida (2-0). Will Richard added 15 points and Reeves finished with 11.

Chris Youngblood scored 20 points to lead Kennesaw State (1-1), with Terrell Burden adding 14 points, five rebounds and three assists.

The Gators shot 30 of 55 from the field (54.5%) and were 24 of 33 from the line. Kennesaw State hit 30 field goals on 70 shots and was 12 of 18 from the line.

November 11, 2022


Kennesaw State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
D. Robinson F 24 3-8 3-4 0-3 2-8 1 0 0 0 2 9
C. Youngblood G 34 8-13 2-3 2-3 2-2 0 0 1 1 4 20
T. Burden G 28 6-11 2-4 0-0 1-5 3 1 0 2 4 14
S. Rodgers G 28 1-11 0-0 0-4 0-1 0 0 0 0 3 2
B. Stroud G 22 3-7 0-1 2-3 3-10 1 0 3 1 3 8
K. Jennings   20 2-4 2-2 1-1 0-1 3 0 1 1 2 7
Q. Ademokoya   17 2-4 0-0 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 5
A. Peterson   15 2-5 1-2 0-0 1-4 1 1 1 1 2 5
S. Cottle   12 3-7 2-2 0-1 0-0 2 0 2 0 0 8
Totals   200 30-70
(.429)
12-18
(.667)
6-17
(.353)
11-35 11 2 8 7 20 78


Florida
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
C. Castleton F 34 12-18 9-13 0-0 2-9 3 3 2 2 2 33
C. Felder F 16 2-2 3-3 0-0 0-6 0 1 2 0 1 7
W. Richard G 32 6-10 2-2 1-3 2-2 0 0 0 1 2 15
K. Lofton G 24 4-8 0-0 1-1 1-1 2 1 0 1 5 9
K. Reeves G 22 3-6 3-5 2-4 0-5 2 1 0 1 0 11
A. Fudge   23 2-4 2-2 0-0 1-3 0 1 0 4 1 6
M. Jones   23 0-2 2-2 0-2 0-5 2 0 0 0 1 2
R. Kugel   16 1-4 3-4 0-1 0-2 2 1 0 0 2 5
J. Jitoboh   7 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 2 0 0 3 0
T. Bonham   3 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Totals   200 30-55
(.545)
24-33
(.727)
4-11
(.364)
6-37 11 10 4 11 17 88
Officials: Rob Rorke, Josue Nieves, R.B. Clyburn




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