Florida Hangs On Against Vanderbilt To Earn Much Needed Win


In a close game Wednesday night, Feb. 18, the Florida Gators were able to squeak by the Vanderbilt Commodores 50-47 at home.

Down by one point with 2.7 seconds remaining in regulation, Florida’s Kasey Hill (0) dished an assist to freshman Devin Robinson (3) for the go-ahead dunk, putting the Gators up 48-47. Florida secured the victory by forcing a Vanderbilt turnover on the ensuing possession, after which the Commodores fouled Florida’s Chris Chiozza (11), sending him to the free throw line where he made both shots.

The Gators are now 6-7 in conference play, and 13-13 overall. This season, the team has lost 6 games by 2 or less points.

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