GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP)– Colin Castleton scored 21 points, grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds with a career-high 7 blocked shots and Florida ended its two-game skid by beating Mississippi 72-63 on Tuesday night.

Romello White sank a set of totally free throws with 4:32 staying to give Ole Miss a 63-58 lead. From there, Florida (6-3, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) proceeded to rattle 14 unanswered points and the Rebels never scored once again.

Tracking 66-63 with 49.9 seconds to go, Ole Miss (6-5, 1-3) coach Kermit Davis drew a technical nasty arguing the fifth nasty contacted White.

Tre Mann sank both technical nasty shots along with both free throws on the foul by White. Mann scored 6 straight in a 23-second stretch.

Mann scored 17 points making all 8 of his nasty shots and Noah Locke scored 15. The Gators made the most of 21 foul calls– and Davis’ technical– on Ole Miss and made 22 of 26 at the foul line.

Devontae Shuler scored 19 points for the Rebels and White 10.


Mississippi: Is scheduled to host Georgia on Saturday.

Florida: Travels to Mississippi State on Saturday.

For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP– Top25

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights booked. This material may not be released, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.

0 comments Tags Wire Dcc Sports Men’s Basketball Male’s Sports Basketball Guys’s College Basketball College Basketball College Sports