No. 8 Florida vs. Wright State Final: Kenny Boynton Pushes Gators To 78-65 Win

GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 11: Guard Kenny Boynton #1 of the Florida Gators shoots for three points in the first half against the Jackson State Tigers November 11, 2011 at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, Florida. The Gators won 99 - 59 and Boynton scored 19. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

The Florida Gators coasted to a 78-65 win over the Wright State Raiders, thanks to 22 points from Kenny Boynton.

The Florida Gators took on the Wright State Raiders in Tampa Bay, taking an early 44-29 into halftime. The Gators proved too much for the Raiders, as guard Kenny Boynton sank three-pointer after three-pointer, ending the night 6-for-9 from beyond the arc. The Raiders outscored the Gators in the second half, but the game was well in hand, with Florida winning 78-65..

Boynton ended the game tied for with Brad Beal for a team high 22 points. The Raiders just couldn't handle the Gator guards, who combined for a total of 64 points, including 11 off the bench from Mike Rosario. As a team, the Gators shot 44 percent from three-point range. For the Raiders, guard Julius Mays carried the way offensively with 21 points.

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