Selouis 26 17 43
Florida 43 39 82
Date of game: 12/19/2012

Recap: Florida vs. SE Louisiana

Gainesville, FL (Sports Network) - Mike Rosario had 20 points and the eighth- ranked Florida Gators bounced back with an 82-43 victory over the Southeastern Louisiana Lions on Wednesday.

Michael Frazier II and Patric Young added 12 and 10 points, respectively, for the Gators (8-1), who lost at Arizona on Saturday.

Brandon Fortenberry ended with 15 points for the Lions (1-8), who have lost five in a row.

Florida pulled away from SE Louisiana early on. Holding a 14-10 lead with 12:20 left in the first half, the Gators went on a 9-0 run. Scottie Wilbekin's 3-pointer made it a 23-10 contest.

Ahead by eight, 25-17, with 6:44 remaining, Rosario made back-to-back 3- pointers to spark a 12-2 Florida surge. Rosario added a layup and jumper prior to Will Yeguete's layup, which made it 37-19 with 3:40 to go.

The Gators took a 43-26 lead into the locker room and cruised to victory in the second half.

Game Notes

The Lions and Gators met on the hardwood for the first time ... Florida improved to 5-0 all-time against current Southland Conference members ... The Gators shot 49.1 percent from the field and went 10-of-32 from beyond the arc ... Southeastern Louisiana made just 29.1 percent of its shots.

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