The Florida Gators (17-5, 7-2) had no trouble blowing past Missouri (5-16, 0-9) 93-54 on Thursday night led by Chris Chiozza's triple double.
Chiozza had 12 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists to set the pace for Florida, who won their third straight game by more than 30 points. The Gators had no trouble taking control early, leading at one point by a score of 30-6 and 48-20 at halftime. Florida also dominated in the paint, out-rebounding Mizzou 31-13 in the first half and 56-32 on the game against a Missouri team that dropped its 13th consecutive game, which ties the longest streak in program history. Missouri also lost their 31st consecutive road game.
In addition to Chiozza's triple double, Florida was led by 17 points from Canyon Barry and 15 points from KeVaughn Allen. Missouri was led by 14 points from Terrence Phillips in the losing effort.
The Gators return to action on Saturday night with a tough home matchup against #8 Kentucky. Tipoff from Gainesville is set for 8:15 - you can hear it all on 620 WDAE & 95.3 FM beginning with pregame coverage at 7:40.