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Sunday December 20, 1998Gator Basketball Defeats Long Island, 119-61

Gainesville, FL

  • Game 8
    Florida          119
    LIU                  61

    Stephen C. O'Connell Center

    The Gators made a season-high 39 field goals and shot a blistering 59.1 percent from the field as they set new O'Connell Center records for points in a game (119) and margin of victory (58) in the lopsided win...Both UF's point-total and winning margin ranked as third-largest in school record books...Florida featured seven players in double figures, tying a record that had happened only once before in school history (McNeese State, 12/22/97)...The Gators used a 14-0 run in the opening minutes, and a 20-3 spurt later in the first half to build a 58-28 halftime lead...UF's 58 points in the first stanza ranked as their fifth-highest first half total since 1966...Obiora Nnaji set a career-high for points, finishing with a game-high 17...Kenyan Weaks, in his first game of the year, had 10 points.


  Total 3-Pt.   REB
Long Island FG/A FG-A FT/A O/D/T PF AT TO BK ST MN TP
F-Smiley 1/6 0/0 4/6 1/2/3 3 0 4 0 1 28 6
F-Smith 4/9 0/1 1/3 1/2/3 5 1 6 0 4 37 9
C-Morgenstern 7/17 0/0 3/4 6/6/12 4 2 0 1 0 32 17
G-Francis 3/17 0/2 1/2 1/2/3 3 2 5 0 2 34 7
G-Frank 2/6 0/2 3/3 0/1/1 3 1 6 0 1 22 7
Ansley 4/5 0/0 0/4 3/1/4 4 0 1 1 0 14 8
Jameson 1/2 1/2 0/0 1/0/1 2 4 2 0 0 17 3
Schnelle 2/5 0/1 0/0 0/0/0 3 0 1 0 0 13 4
Fredericks 0/2 0/1 0/0 0/0/0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0
TEAM       4/3/7 Deadball Reb. 2
Totals 24/69 1/9 12/22 13/14/27 27 10 26 2 8 200 61
First Half - FG: 11/34 (32.4), 3-FG: 1/2 (50.0), FT: 5/6 (83.3)
 
  Total 3-Pt.   REB
Florida FG/A FG/A FT/A O/D/T PF AT TO BK ST MN TP
F-Wright 3/6 2/2 3/5 0/6/6 3 1 1 0 1 22 11
F-Miller 4/6 2/3 6/9 1/4/5 1 3 3 1 0 23 16
C-Haslem 4/6 0/0 6/6 2/6/8 4 2 4 3 1 20 14
G-Shannon 2/4 0/2 0/0 1/1/2 1 8 1 0 2 21 4
G-Halton 3/9 2/5 1/4 0/0/0 1 0 1 0 1 20 9
Weaks 4/6 1/3 1/1 2/2/4 2 1 3 0 1 15 10
Nnaji 6/7 0/0 5/7 3/4/7 2 0 2 2 0 22 17
Parker 3/5 1/1 1/1 1/1/2 2 4 1 0 2 18 8
Stolt 7/11 2/6 0/0 2/6/8 2 1 0 0 4 16 16
Dupay 3/6 1/3 5/5 1/1/2 2 3 1 0 1 17 12
King 0/0 0/0 2/2 0/0/0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2
Timinski 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0/0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0
O'Connor 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/2/2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
TEAM       2/3/5 Deadball Reb. 5
Totals 39/66 11/25 30/40 13/33/46 20 24 19 6 13 200 119
First Half - FG: 22/34 (64.7), 3-FG: 6/11 (54.5), FT: 8/8 (100.0)
 
Linescore 1st 2nd Final
Long Island 28 33 61 Attendance: 6,184
Florida 58 61 119
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