Sunday December 17, 2006Donovan Ties Florida's All-Time Career Wins with 72-57 Victory Over FAMU
Senior guard Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) and (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) had 11 apiece Sunday night, helping head coach Billy Donovan tie Norm Sloan as Florida's career victory leader with a 72-57 win over Florida A&M. (Maryville, Tenn.) scored 15 points and guards (
Sloan won 235 games in 15 seasons served over two stints in which he raised expectations for the basketball program at the Southeastern Conference school. Donovan is 235-100 in his 11th season with the defending national champions.
Florida played without leading scorer and rebounder (Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic), who sat out the game because of a high ankle sprain.
had 11 points and A&M (5-6), which had won four
straight after 1-5 start that included losses to
added 10 for Florida
The Gators have one more tuneup, Wednesday night at home against Stetson, before Saturday’s highly anticipated home matchup against No. 4 Ohio State.