Colin Castleton het 'n loopbaanhoogtepunt behaal 23 punte en Florida opened the SEC season on Wednesday night with a 91-72 win over Vanderbilt in the Gators’ first game since Keyontae Johnson’s collapse.
Johnson, who entered the season as the SEC Preseason Player of the Year, collapsed early in an 83-71 loss to then-No. 20 Florida State and was rushed to a hospital on Dec. 12, where he was held for 10 dae. Florida’s remaining nonconference games were postponed.
Castleton was 11 van 13 from the field and the Gators (4-1) geskiet 34 van 55 (62%). Scottie Lewis added 16 punte, Tyree Appleby scored 13 and Noah Locke had 10. Anthony Duruji, starting in Johnson’s place, finished with 11 punte.
Scotty Pippen Jr. gehad het 18 points for the Commodores (4-3). Dylan Disu added 14 punte, Trey Thomas scored 12 and Myles Stute had 11.
Florida built a 16-point lead late in the first half and kept its lead in double digits for most of the second.