Florida vs No. 9 Auburn game thread (all game talk in here)

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Florida takes on No. 9 Auburn at 8:00 p.m. at Auburn in a game being shown on ESPN2.

Cam is courtside and will be posting updates throughout the game, and then the post-game press conference here in the thread.

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Pre-game Notes
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Auburn starting five:

G - K.D. Johnson
F - Jabari Smith
G - Zep Jasper
F - Walker Kessler
F - Devan Cambridge
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Head Coach Mike White spoke highly of Auburn's Jabari Smith, highlighting his stature as a deployed two guard.
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Auburn wins the tip but the Gators get the first bucket via an Appleby three.
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Fast and physical start to the game. Auburn working the ball down low while maintaining a powerful shooter active in Smith.
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Coach White also spoke of increasing the physicality during boxouts on the defensive end in an effort reduce offensive rebounds by the Tigers.
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Physical Gator defense is being outdone by sheer talent as Smith turns a near turnover into an assist.
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Auburn's up 15-7 six minutes in.
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Things are getting away from the Gators as a K.D. Johnson three is answered by a missed layup from Duruji.
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Johnson drops one of two layups, Auburn leads 16-7
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Interestingly enough the Gators have dropped their usual full court press and immediately force a turnover with a Flemming steal.
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Both FTs good and a return to the full court press can't stop the Tigers from scoring.
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Castleton turnover turns into a four point play for Auburn after a Felder foul.
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Auburn now leads 24-11 after an easy layup.
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Timeout Florida.
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With a little under 12 minutes to go, Florida has 2 rebounds in total.
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Back and forth out of the timeout as Castleton gets the tip in following a missed three from Mckissic.
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Gators force a shot clock violation and follow it up with a Duruji alley oop.
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Another Duruji alley oop as Florida cuts the lead to 7 and draw a charging foul.
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Tigers lead 24-17.
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Back-to-back turnovers increase the Gator TO haul to five with eight minutes to go in the half.
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It may be a tall ask, but the Gators must limit their own turnovers will maintaining their high energy defense and forcing some TOs of their own.
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Gators raking tough guarded shots against a relentless Tiger defense.
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Smith makes a tough three over Appleby to increase the Tiger lead to 10.
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Castleton is really struggling to bring down a rebound in this game, affording Auburn extra possessions.

1 Rebound so far for Castleton who averages 9 per game this season.
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Wendell Green extends the Auburn lead to 11 with a deep three over Castleton.
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Auburn leads 32-21
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Auburn is shooting 4/9 from deep compared to Florida's 1/5
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Castleton goes to the line and sinks both FTs. Florida cut the lead to 9.
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Felder with the block and Castleton with the steal sees Felder get a lay-in. Auburn up 32-25
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Blocking foul and Castleton with a renewed opportunity at the charity stripe.
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Castleton goes 1/2 as the Gators are now 6/7 from the line.
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Another turnover from Castleton with a wide open McKissic at the elbow sees K.D. Johnson run the court and draw a foul.
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Both Johnson FTs good. Auburn leads 36-26
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