Tallahassee, FL – Mike Rosario and Kenny Boynton each scored 14 points, leading the sixth-ranked Florida Gators to a 72-47 victory over the Florida State Seminoles.
Michael Frazier II added 12 points for the Gators, who are off to a 7-0 start for the first time since the 2009-10 season. Patric Young tallied 10 points and eight rebounds.
"As much as I'm happy and proud of what happened, I still think we can improve," Florida head coach Billy Donovan said.
Michael Snaer had 10 points to pace the Seminoles (4-4), who have lost three in a row. Okaro White and Devon Bookert donated nine points apiece.
"We ran into one of the better teams I've played since I've been at Florida State," Seminoles head coach Leonard Hamilton said.
Florida never looked back after starting the game on a 12-2 run.
After the Seminoles responded with seven straight points, the Gators went on a 15-3 surge. Rosario tallied seven points during the burst to help make it a 27-12 game with five minutes left in the opening half.
Florida took a 35-15 margin into the locker room and led by as many as 37 in the second half.
Florida leads the all-time series by a 42-22 margin. The win was the most lopsided in the series for the Gators since a 35-point win over FSU to open the 1999 season ... Florida State turned the ball over 22 times, leading to 32 Florida points.