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6-4, 1st in SEC
Clemson fights back to upset No. 22 Florida (1:04)

Clemson rallies past No. 22 Florida 71-69

Marcquise Reed threw a 75-foot pass to Elijah Thomas for a dunk that put Clemson ahead to stay with 37 seconds left, and the Tigers rallied from a 12-point deficit in the second half Saturday to beat No. 22 Florida 71-69 in the Orange Bowl Classic.

Clemson's Mitchell and Grantham connect on alley-oop (0:15)
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3dJoe Lunardi

Behind the bracket: Little cheer for Arizona, Florida

The Wildcats and Gators started the nonconference season as high seeds, but both teams are moving in the wrong direction. Cincinnati, the Pac-12 and Atlantic 10 are also on the wrong side of Joe Lunardi's list.

Men's basketball: One-month progress report (3:25)
Saturday's standouts put on a show (1:18)
No. 5 Florida downs No. 17 Cincinnati 66-60 (2:08)
Florida fends off Cincy to end slide (0:35)

Chiozza scores final 6 points as No. 5 Florida ends slide

Chris Chiozza scored the final six points of the game and No. 5 Florida snapped a three-game losing streak with a 66-60 victory over No. 17 Cincinnati on Saturday in the second game of the Never Forget Tribute Classic at the Prudential Center.

White breaks down 'huge' win vs. No. 17 Cincinnati (2:43)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

FINAL: Florida 66, Cincinnati 60 Gators snap three-game losing streak with a good neutral-court win. Chris Chiozza scored Florida's last six points.

Chiozza drills go-ahead bucket (0:25)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Big 2:58 for Florida and Cincinnati coming up. Gators up one, looking to avoid a four-game losing streak. Cincinnati looking to pick up its first quality win of the campaign.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida's Egor Koulechov was 12-for-47 (25.5 percent) in his last four games. Up to 21 points and six boards so far tonight.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Jacob Evans has been much more aggressive for Cincinnati in the second half. Shot isn't falling, especially from the perimeter, but he's been taking it to the rim and drawing fouls. Tough matchup for Florida when he's attacking.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Six second-half fouls in six minutes for Florida. Cincinnati shooting the rest of the way.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Been a solid first half for Chris Chiozza. Catalyst for the entire Florida offense, especially when he can push tempo. Averaged just 6.0 points on 3-for-12 shooting in the two home losses this week.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida was attempting more than 24 3-pointers a game coming into today. Took just one in the first 10-plus minutes -- then proceeded to take one on three straight possessions. Finding more balance tonight though.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Eventful opening four minutes for Cincinnati's Kyle Washington. Had two turnovers on Bearcats' first two possession, then scored inside and hit a 3. Also grabbed a rebound and had a steal.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

At the Prudential Center in Newark for a doubleheader in the Never Forget Tribute Classic: VCU at Seton Hall, Cincinnati vs. Florida.

Loyola-Chicago shocks Florida (1:15)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Until this season, Florida was 18-1 all-time at home as a top-five team against unranked non-conference opponents. They're 0-2 since Monday.

Team Stats

Points Per Game87.619th
Rebounds Per Game38.2Tied-98th
Assists Per Game14.7Tied-142nd
Points Allowed76.9Tied-273rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record42-17
Championship Seasons2006, 2007
Tournament Appearances19