|Florida||K Boynton 13.8||W Yeguete 6.6||S Wilbekin 4.7|
|Texas A&M||E Turner 17.1||R Turner 6.5||A Caruso 3.3|
On Thursday, Texas A&M hosts No. 10 Florida at Reed Arena. It gets started at 7:00 EST and you can catch it on ESPN or ESPN2. The Aggies last met the Gators on 12/17/2011 and lost 84-64.
In their last game, Elston Turner put up 40 points and 6 rebounds in the Aggies 83-71 win over Kentucky on January 12th. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 17.1 points per contest. For the Gators, Kenny Boynton finished with 20 points and 7 rebounds in the 74-52 blowout of LSU on January 12th. His 13.8 points per game is the highest mark on the team.
There is one important category where Florida has a statistical edge, scoring, where the Gators have the upper hand over the Aggies, 73 points per game to 66 points per game. From a tempo-free perspective, Florida is strong in the following categories: effective field goal percentage at 55.8 and defensive rebounding percentage at 73.5.
- The Texas A&M three-point leader (Elston Turner) has more three-pointers than the Florida three-point leader (Kenny Boynton).
- The Texas A&M steals leader (Alex Caruso) has more steals than the Florida steals leader (Scottie Wilbekin).
- The Texas A&M rebounding leader (Ray Turner) has more rebounds than the Florida rebounding leader (Patric Young).
- Texas A&M is a better three-point shooting team (39.4% vs 35.6%) than Florida this season.
- The Texas A&M basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Florida (64% vs 44%).
- Texas A&M has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Florida ($32,175 vs $36,961).
- The Texas A&M scoring leader (Elston Turner) has more points than the Florida scoring leader (Kenny Boynton).
- Alex Caruso is ranked 8th in the SEC in assists and 4th in the SEC in steals.
- Elston Turner is ranked 10th in the SEC in points and 3rd in the SEC in three-pointers.
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