Posted November 19, 2012 on AP on Fox

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 believes it will benefit from facing a physical opponent in its most recent game, but it might have to battle some fatigue in its next one. The seventh-ranked Gators will have a short turnaround before Tuesday night's matchup with a visiting Savannah State team that's been competitive in each of its games. Florida didn't get quite the challenge it might have expected from then-No. 22 Wisconsin on Wednesday as it won 74-56. Instead, the Gators were tested early in Sunday's game against Middle Tennessee State. They led by only three at halftime before pulling away for a 66-45 win. Kenny Boynton scored the final 13 points for Florida (3-0) and finished with 20. The Gators had to endure some bumps while earning the victory as they were fouled a season-high 24 times and outrebounded for the first time. "This is one of the most physical teams I've played against in a long time," Boynton said. "In the end, we're going to benefit from playing them." Florida, though, had only o...
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