Even with Kenny Boynton unable to get it together, Florida handily bounced back from its first loss behind another big game from Mike Rosario.
The No. 8 Gators may need both senior guards to come out strong Saturday night in Kansas City in what could be a tough test against Kansas State.
Florida (8-1) had outscored its first seven opponents by an average of 25.3 points before falling 65-64 at then-No. 8 Arizona last Saturday. The Gators, though, got back on track Wednesday, blowing by Southeastern Louisiana 82-43 while holding the Lions to 29.1 percent shooting.
"We already were over that (loss) as a team," guard Scottie Wilbekin told the school's official website. "We just wanted to make sure we were in tune with this game. They were another team in our path on this journey - and we've got a long journey ahead of us."
Rosario, who debuted with the Gators in 2011-12 after transferring from Rutgers, has a chance to make that journey extra special. He scored a season-high 20 point...