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No. 3 Florida handcuffs helpless Aggies

Gainesville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Frazier II registered a game- high 21 points to go with eight rebounds, as No. 3 Florida cruised to its 13th straight victory with a 69-36 decision over Texas A&M on Saturday at O'Connell Center.

Patric Young celebrated his 22nd birthday with a nine-point, 14-rebound effort, while Dorian Finney-Smith supplied 11 points and nine boards off the bench for the Gators (19-2, 8-0 SEC), who have won a school-record 27 in a row at home.

Florida held Texas A&M to 25.9 percent shooting (14-of-54) from the field and outrebounded the Aggies, 57-27, en route to securing its third 19-2 start in school history.

Kourtney Roberson and Jamal Jones each scored seven to lead Texas A&M (12-9, 3-5), which has dropped five straight games.

The Aggies kept it close early and trailed by just two, 14-12, following Davonte Fitzgerald's jumper near the midpoint of the first half.

However, Texas A&M managed just two field goals over the final 10-plus minutes off the first frame, allowing the Gators to close the stanza on a decisive 20-5 burst.

Young supplied six points in the surge, which Casey Prather capped with a layup to send Florida into the break with a 34-17 lead.

The Gators put the game away early in the second, as Scottie Wilbekin and Frazier combined on a 10-1 run to open the half, giving the Gators a 44-18 spread just over three minutes into the final frame.

Florida extended the margin to 30 near the midpoint of the half before cruising to victory down the stretch.

Game Notes

Florida won its 13th straight SEC home game, tying the school record set in 1967-69 and 2006-08 ... Texas A&M dropped to 1-7 on the road this year ... Florida also started 19-2 in 2006 and 2007 ... Both teams shot 20 percent from 3-point range, with Texas A&M going 4-of-20, while Florida finished 5-of-25.

02/01 18:26:39 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
 
13th
DUR 5
NOR 6
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
9th
PHI 0
ATL 1
 
7th
NYY 2
CHC 0
 
7th
DET 1
CLE 3
 
9th
MIA 3
WAS 6
 
5th
TEX 0
SEA 2
 
4th
CWS 1
BOS 1
 
5th
HOU 2
KAN 2
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN 0
TOR 0
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
COL
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
LOS
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
 
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
3rd
MIL 72
ATL 73
 
3rd
CLE 74
BRK 59
 
3rd
MEM 59
DAL 57
 
3rd
OKC 59
DET 60
 
3rd
NOP 64
HOU 60
 
3rd
SAN 73
LAL 80
 
3rd
MIA 57
PHI 58
 
3rd
NYK 58
TOR 61
 
3rd
MIN 60
UTA 69
 
3rd
BOS 70
WAS 76
 
10:30pm Tonight
DEN
GSW
10:30pm Tonight
POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
SAC
PHO
3rd
TAM 4
MON 4
 
2nd Intermission
PIT 3
CLB 3
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
DAL
13th
DUR 5
NOR 6