This is what happens when you don't box out a 6-foot-11 center
Florida landed its biggest win of the post-Billy Donovan era, upsetting No. 9 West Virginia, 88-71, on Saturday afternoon in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Both teams were ready to go even before the tip-off, as the Gators and Mountaineers were caught in a pregame altercation. But it would Florida that struck first, jumping out to a double-digit lead eight minutes in with this John Egbunu tip slam.
The Gators would go into halftime up 15 and would open up a 20-point lead midway through the second half. The 6-foot-11 sophomore finished with nine points and four boards in the Florida's win.
The upset gives Florida its first win this season over a team in the RPI Top 50. For West Virginia, it's a rocky start to a tough four-game slate. The Mountaineers return to conference play to face Iowa State, Baylor and Kansas in a 10-day span.