AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Nick Calathes had 17 points and made three
free throws in the final seconds to lift Florida to a 68-65 win
over Auburn on Wednesday night.
The victory was Billy Donovan's 300th and the ninth in a row for
Calathes also had nine rebounds and five assists for Florida
(15-2, 2-0 Southeastern Conference). He made 3 of 4 free throws in
the final 19 seconds to overcome a late Auburn surge.
Alex Tyus added 14 points and 12 boards and Kenny Kadji scored
11 points for the Gators. Walker hit back-to-back 3-pointers and
set up another with a dishout to Walter Hodge in the final 4:12.
DeWayne Reed hit two 3-pointers in the final 5 seconds for
Auburn (10-6, 0-2) to make it close.
Rasheem Barrett led the Tigers with 15 points, including nine in
a row, giving them their first lead midway through the second half.