GAINESVILLE, Fla. No one knew at the time what wasabout to come, but once the job was finished, Gators freshman guard BradleyBeal's fingerprints were everywhere.
Beal's prints were on a layup, a free throw, a dunk and a 3-pointer a wave ofpoints that helped UF pull away in Thursday night's 82-64 win over FloridaState.
The Gators owned a slim 38-36 lead when Beal, the highly touted freshmanplaying in his 12th career game, was on the receiving end of a pass fromteammate Will Yeguete, who had just stolen the ball from FSU point guard LukeLoucks.
Beal scored on a layup and was fouled. His free throw pushed the Gators' leadto five and the sequence ignited a 15-2 Florida run that essentially put thegame away as the Gators won their third in a row over the Seminoles.
Beal scored eight of Florida's 15 points in the spurt his 3-pointer cappedthe run and gave the Gators a 53-38 lead further solidifying his role as anemerging threat that plays beyond his 18 years.