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Wednesday January 20, 1999Gators Roll Past LSU on the Road

Baton Rouge, LA

Florida rallied from a 10-point first half deficit to win and close their season-long three-game road trip with a 2-1 mark...The Gators scored 53 second half points on 58 percent shooting (19-of-33) and limited LSU to just one field goal in the final 7:59...The come-from-behind win was the first for the Gators on the road versus an SEC team since a Jan. 15, 1994 comeback at South Carolina...UF's 32 forced turnovers tied a school record against a conference team that was first set against Auburn on Feb. 28, 1976...Eddie Shannon recorded a career-high seven steals and scored a season-high 18...Shannon extended his consecutive games streak with a steal to 19...Florida's two SEC road wins to date this season is one more than the team had during all of the 1997-98 season...Kenyan Weaks and Udonis Haslem both tallied double-figure points for the fourth consecutive game...The victory was the first for the Gators in Baton Rouge, La., since March 1, 1989.
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