Jarell Martin scored 22 points, Jordan Mickey added 14 points and 14 rebounds, and LSU beat Florida 79-61 on Tuesday night.
Dorian Finney-Smith scored 20 points and Michael Frazier II had 15 off the bench as Florida rallied past South Carolina in the second half to open Southeastern Conference play with a 72-68 victory Wednesday night.
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has asked to be released from his scholarship.
Florida forward Jacob Kurtz accidentally tipped in a Devon Bookert miss with 0.4 seconds left to give Florida State a 65-63 win against its in-state rival.
Florida quarterback Treon Harris is facing a misdemeanor charge for allegedly operating a motor vehicle without a valid license.
New Florida coach Jim McElwain made his first official hire Tuesday.
Florida will play in the Birmingham Bowl to begin the Jim McElwain era, even if he won’t be leading the team.
Florida coach Jim McElwain took playful shots at his alma mater, Eastern Washington, the NFL’s Oakland Raiders and himself.
Athletic director Jeremy Foley is back in Florida. Colorado State’s Jim McElwain remains at home.
No. 1 Florida State is 60 minutes from accomplishing a feat that Bobby Bowden and the powerhouse Seminoles of the 1990s never could — putting together back-to-back undefeated regular seasons.