GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Erik Murphy tied a career high with 24 points just days after dealing with an illness, and No. 10 Florida beat 22nd-ranked Wisconsin 74-56 on Wednesday night.
Murphy made all 10 of his shots, including two from 3-point range, as the short-handed Gators enjoyed a double-digit lead most of the night. He also had seven rebounds.
Mike Rosario added 15 points, four rebounds and four assists for Florida (2-0), and Kenny Boynton had 10 points. Sam Dekker and Jared Berggren had 11 points apiece for Wisconsin (1-1).
NO. 15 CREIGHTON 77, UAB 60
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Josh Jones scored all 18 of his points in the second half to compensate for Doug McDermott's quiet night in Creighton's comeback victory over UAB.
Jones matched his career high with four 3-pointers. The backup guard made two during a personal 10-0 run that tied it 45 and two more during a 17-0 spurt that helped the Bluejays (2-0) finish off the Blazers (1-1).
McDermott, the returning first-team All-American, got into early foul trouble and had five points.
Isiah Jones scored 16 points for UAB.
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