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Sunday December 27, 1998Florida Moves to 9-1 with 79-63 Win Over Michigan

Sunrise, FL

  • Game 10
    Florida          79
    Michigan      63

    National Car Rental Center

    In the first basketball game ever played in the National Car Rental Center, the Gators opened the second half on an 18-4 run to build a 16-point advantage at 55-39 and cruised to the victory...UF closed its preconference schedule with a 9-1 record, the best 10 game start for Florida in 32 seasons (1966-67), and marking only the fourth time in school history the Gators have won nine of their first 10...Udonis Haslem, who led UF in scoring and rebounding, was selected game's MVP...Haslem scored in double figures for the seventh straight contest, and Mike Miller extended his consecutive streak with double figure points to six games...Eight Florida players played at least 17 minutes...The Gators' bench outscored Michigan's 33-4...UF's defense limited Michigan to just 37 percent shooting in the second half...The contest was Billy Donovan's first against a Big Ten school.


  Total 3-Pt.   REB
Michigan FG/A FG-A FT/A O/D/T PF AT TO BK ST MN TP
F-Asselin 5/5 0/0 3/4 3/2/5 4 0 3 1 0 25 13
F-Smith 5/8 1/1 0/0 0/0/0 1 1 4 0 3 24 11
C-Vignier 3/9 0/0 1/4 8/6/14 4 0 5 1 0 38 7
G-Bullock 6/18 3/6 5/6 2/5/7 2 2 4 1 2 36 20
G-Reid 3/9 2/5 0/0 0/2/2 1 5 4 0 1 31 8
Jones 1/4 0/1 0/0 1/2/3 2 3 1 0 1 20 2
Young 1/3 0/0 0/0 1/2/3 2 1 0 0 0 14 2
Oliver 0/1 0/0 0/0 0/0/0 1 0 0 0 0 12 0
TEAM       3/1/4 Deadball Reb. 2
Totals 24/57 6/13 9/14 18/20/38 17 12 21 3 7 200 63
First Half - FG: 14/30 (46.7), 3-FG: 6/9 (66.7), FT: 1/2 (50.0)
 
  Total 3-Pt.   REB
Florida FG/A FG/A FT/A O/D/T PF AT TO BK ST MN TP
F-Miller 3/6 1/3 4/6 2/3/5 2 7 4 1 1 26 11
F-Wright 3/8 2/5 0/0 2/3/5 4 0 5 1 4 25 8
C-Haslem 6/7 0/0 1/3 3/4/7 3 1 1 0 0 25 13
G-Halton 2/6 1/4 0/0 0/2/2 1 1 0 0 0 11 5
G-Shannon 2/4 1/2 4/5 0/1/1 2 6 1 0 1 29 9
Weaks 5/11 2/5 1/1 0/2/2 3 1 1 0 0 17 13
Parker 1/4 0/1 0/0 1/1/2 1 2 2 0 1 20 2
Stolt 2/3 2/3 0/0 0/0/0 0 0 0 1 0 20 6
Nnaji 0/1 0/0 0/0 1/1/2 1 0 0 1 0 9 0
Dupay 4/6 4/6 0/0 0/0/0 1 2 1 0 2 18 12
TEAM       3/1/4 Deadball Reb. 1
Totals 28/56 13/29 10/15 12/18/30 18 20 15 4 9 200 79
First Half - FG: 14/28 (50.0), 3-FG: 6/15 (40.0), FT: 3/4 (75.0)
 
Linescore 1st 2nd Final
Michigan 35 28 63 Attendance: 11,051
Florida 37 42 79 Technicals: None
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