Allen, Barry lead Florida past Seton Hall 81-76

Seton Hall forward Ismael Sanogo, left, and Florida guard KeVaughn Allen (5) reach for the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016. Florida won 81-76. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) KeVaughn Allen scored 21 points and Canyon Barry added 20 off the bench as Florida beat Seton Hall 81-76 in a first-round game at the AdvoCare Invitational on Thursday night.

Allen had a layup and Barry hit a 3 to make it 69-61 with 5 minutes to play. After Khadeen Carrington's 3-point play got Seton Hall within two with 2 minutes remaining, Allen made a layup to put Florida up 75-71.

The Gators secured it by making 6 of 8 free throws during the final minute of play.

Florida (5-0) also got 14 points from Chris Chiozza.

Carrington had 28 points and Myles Powell 16 for Seton Hall (3-1).

In a matchup of teams that both received votes in this week's AP poll, Seton Hall took a 40-39 halftime lead.