Kugel, Lofton spark Florida to 82-75 win over Georgia, White

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Riley Kugel threw down a pair of dunks in the final half-minute to put an exclamation point on Florida’s 82-75 win over Georgia in a hard-fought Southeastern Conference battle. The Gators’ seventh consecutive win in the series spoiled Bulldogs coach Mike White’s return to Gainesville. White spent the previous seven seasons at Florida before leaving amid frustration on both sides. Kyle Lofton, a graduate transfer from St. Bonaventure, scored 18 points to lead the Gators’ offensive effort and Colin Castleton blocked seven shots and grabbed eight rebounds to anchor Florida’s defensive effort while putting up 12 points and making five assists.

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