Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14

OKLAHOMA CITY - MARCH 18: Kenny Boynton #1 of the Florida Gators pushes the ball up court in overtime against the BYU Cougars during the first round of the 2010 NCAA men s basketball tournament at Ford Center on March 18, 2010 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Florida has already developed a reputation as one of the nation's premier defensive teams. The Gators' offense doesn't look too bad these days, either. Kenny Boynton and Erik Murphy both scored 18 points and the 8th-ranked Gators poured in a season-high 14 3-pointers in an easy 82-47 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday night. Boynton said the reason for Florida's shooting success wasn't because of a fancy scheme. Instead, it was simply good decision-making. ''We took open shots,'' Boynton said. ''Patric Young did a great job finding us when they doubled him on the post. He found shooters and we did a good job knocking them down.'' Scottie Wilbekin and Young both added 13 points. The Gators (16-2, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) have now won eight straight and were never challenged in this one, bolting out to a 20-6 lead in less than eight minutes and a 41-19 advantage by halftime. Boynton and Murphy led the Gators with four 3-pointers each. Boynton finished 7 of 11 from th...
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