It’s basketball time again. Alabama and No. 14 Florida are just minutes from tipoff in Coleman Coliseum.
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F Rodney Cooper, 6-8, Fr., 6.0 ppg.; 3.7 rpg.;
G Trevor Releford, 6-1, So., 11.5 ppg., 3.3 assists;
G Levi Randolph, 6-5, Fr., 6.2 ppg., 4.1 rpg.;
F Nick Jacobs, 6-8, Fr., 5.9 ppg., 3.8 rpg.;
G Andrew Steele, 6-4, Jr., 5.8 ppg., 3.1 rpg.
Florida lineup: G Kenny Boynton, 6-2, Jr., 17.5 ppg, 2.7 assists; F Patrick Young, 6-9, So., 10.6 ppg., 6.5 rpg.; G Erving Walker, 5-8, Sr., 12.9 ppg., 4.8 assists; G Bradley Beal, 6-3, Fr., 14.4 ppg., 6.2 rpg.; F Erik Murphy, 6-10, Jr., 10.1 ppg., 4.1 rpg.
Noteworthy: Florida had won seven straight SEC games before losing twice last week. Top-ranked Kentucky handed the Gators a 20-point loss before unranked Tennessee left Gainesville with a 75-70 win Saturday. … Florida leads the league by scoring 78.8 points a game and all five starters average double figures. The Gators also lead the SEC in 3-point shooting with a 39.4-percent success rate. … Alabama has the league’s second-best scoring defense that allows 58.3 points a game. … With just eight players available because of suspensions, Alabama got the highest individual scoring game of the season with Rodney Cooper’s 28 points Saturday at LSU. … The Alabama bench averaged 28.2 points in the four games before playing with limited subs Saturday in Baton Rouge.