Posted January 16, 2013 on
If No. 10 Florida needed something to keep it from overlooking Texas A&M, senior Elston Turner provided it on Saturday. The starting guard for the Aggies posted 40 points as they handed Kentucky its first conference loss in Lexington under John Calipari. The Gators will now play in front of a charged crowd, with the football team honored at halftime, in College Station on Thursday night at 7 p.m.
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The film warned No. 10 Florida of what Texas A&M was capable of doing. The Gators took it as a challenge. The Aggies posted 83 points at Kentucky over the weekend, including 40 points from senior guard Elston Turner. The Florida defense suffocated them. The Gators held the Aggies to 47 points and held Turner to four points on 1-for-10 shooting form the field.
Texas A&M's Elston Turner was coming off the best game of his career.
No. 10 Florida made sure the senior wasn't able to build on that performance.
Mike Rosario scored 19 points and Patric Young added 18 as the Gators cruised to a 68-47 victory over the Aggies on Thursday night.
It was a letdown for Texas A&M (12-4, 2-1 Southeastern Conference), which was coming...
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