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Florida vs. Alabama (final)

ATLANTA -- One and done for the Gators. Florida lost to Alabama 80-69. Onward to the NIT!
When your worst game of the season might also be your last game of the season, what does that mean? In any event, here's some lovely halftime stats:
SCORE: Alabama 46, Florida 23
Florida leading scorers: Chandler Parsons and Adam Allen (both bench players, never a good sign) with five pointers.
Alabama leading scorers: Richard Hendrix with 15; Mykal Riley with 14 points; Alonzo Gee with eight points.
Florida turnovers: seven
Alabama points in the paint: 20

--About to start the "Shane Payne" chant in the hopes of getting Florida's hardworking walk-ons some playing time. (Alabama 44, Florida 18; 1:17 left in first half)

--Quick question: Does losing by 30+ to Alabama hurt the Gators' seeding for the NIT? (UA 42, UF 14; 3:58 left in first half).

--Getting uglier. UF losing 34-11. Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie is sitting in front of me on press row and laughing. Yeah, he's REAL cool.

--Florida is playing like they don't want to be here at the Georgia Dome. Alabama looks like a Final Four contender against these Gators. In reality, Alabama is a 16-15. With 11:13 left in the first half Florida is losing 26-5. Start the bus.

--Florida didn't even hit the rim until four minutes into the game.
-Calathes looks like he's playing sick.
-Marreese Speights looks like he's ready to enter the NBA Draft.
-Adam Allen is getting a lot of playing time. (Never a good sign.)



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