Florida 83, Alabama 74

BY foxsports • February 19, 2009

Nick Calathes scored 22 points, Alex Tyus added 16 and Florida snapped a two-game losing streak with a 83-74 victory over Alabama on Wednesday night. Kenny Kadji had eight points and eight rebounds for the Gators, who had lost three of their last four coming into the game. Florida (20-6, 7-4 Southeastern Conference) beat Alabama for the eighth time in the last 10 meetings. The Gators also extended their streak of 20-win seasons to 11, the second-longest streak in league history. Tubby Smith holds the record with 12, 10 at Kentucky and two at Georgia. Alonzo Gee led the Crimson Tide (13-12, 3-8) with 17 points.

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