|Florida beats UCLA to go on to the Elite 8|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Scottie Wilbekin was big when Florida needed him.
The senior shook off a sub-par first half Thursday night to key a late second-half surge that carried the top-seeded Gators to a 79-68 victory against UCLA in the South Region semifinals.
Wilbekin, the SEC Player of the Year, scored just three points in the first half on 1-for-7 shooting, but responded with 10 in the final nine minutes of the game when Florida (35-2) pulled away for the win. The guard scored all of his second-half total after the Bruins (28-9) had drawn within 56-55.
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