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COL BKB: Florida 78, Alabama 69

Feb. 8, 2014 at 2:54 PM

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Scottie Wilbekin led fourth-ranked Florida with 16 points Saturday in the Gators' 15th straight victory, a 78-69 win over Alabama.

Wilbekin went 5-for-7 from the field, Casey Prather scored 15 points and Michael Frazier added 14 for Florida, (21-2, 10-0 SEC).

Trevor Young led Alabama (9-14, 3-7) with 25 points and four steals. The Crimson Tide lost its fourth consecutive game.

Alabama slowed Florida down with a solid zone defense in much of the first half and went into halftime tied 36-36. The Gators, however, outscored the Tide 42-33 the rest of the way.

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