Florida coach Billy Donovan thought his team could be great defensively entering this season.
So far the Gators are proving him right.
Mike Rosario scored 19 points and Patric Young added 18 as No. 10 Florida cruised to a 68-47 victory over Texas A&M on Thursday night.
The Aggies led by one point midway through the first half before a big run by the Gators gave them a 35-18 halftime lead, and they didn't let up in the second half.
It was a letdown for Texas A&M (12-4, 2-1 Southeastern Conference), which was coming off an 83-71 victory at Kentucky on Saturday. Elston Turner scored a career-high 40 points in that win, but managed just four points Thursday on 1-of-10 shooting.
''We as a coaching staff have made some adjustments on things and we've done some different things that has helped,'' Donovan said of improving the defense. ''You can give them facts and show them where they need to get better and why.''
The Gators were proud of their defense on Turner, who entered ...