Found January 07, 2013 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
With its conference schedule opening up this week, here's an updated look at the SEC Power Rankings: 1. Florida (9-2) The loss to Kansas State on Dec. 22, still hurts, but the No. 13 Gators are still 10-2 and have lost two road games by a combined seven points. Since its downfall in the Little Apple, coach Billy Donovans team has rebounded with convincing wins over Air Force and Yale. Led by point guard Kenny Boynton, the Gators are humming on offense, averaging 119 points per 100 possessions (4th nationally) and locking down defensively. Barring another slip up, Floridas next big test will come against Missouri in a couple weeks. 2. Missouri (11-2) With his 7.2 assists per game, Tigers point guard Phil Pressey is right where most predicted him to be during the preseason: Hes among the nations assist leaders through 13 games (9th nationally). Even ignoring his SEC-record 19 assists against UCLA in a loss last week, Pressey has proven himself as one of the nations premier poi...
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