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Saturday January 23, 1999Gators Roll Past Tennessee With Big 2nd Half

Gainesville, FL

In front of 12,190 fans, the fourth largest crowd in school history, the Gators shot a blistering 72 percent from the field in the second half (18-of-25) to roll past Tennessee...The victory improved Florida's record to 14-3 which tied for the second best 17-game mark in school history...Florida outscored the Volunteers 26-10 in the paint in the final 20 minutes...The Gators connected on 14-of-15 from the free throw line in the second half...Center Udonis Haslem set a new career high with 26 points and also pulled down a game-high nine rebounds...UF had four players reach double figures in scoring for the 15th time in 17 games...Eddie Shannon dished out nine assists and had just one turnover...The Gators extended their home winning streak to 10 games, tied for fifth largest in school history...Florida's 93 points were the most scored against Tennessee since January 17, 1987.

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