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Top 25: No. 7 Florida 83, Auburn 52

Published February 16, 2013 2:17 pm

Top 25 basketball • Florida has won seven consecutive games at Auburn.
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Auburn, Ala. • Mike Rosario scored 22 points, Kenny Boynton had 16 and No. 7 Florida routed Auburn 83-52 on Saturday.

The Gators (21-3, 11-1 Southeastern Conference) raced to a 25-point halftime lead and set a season high with 15 3-pointers on 30 attempts

It matched the worst loss for Auburn (9-16, 3-9) in coach Tony Barbee's three seasons, tying a 90-59 defeat against Mississippi on Feb. 16, 2011.

The Gators have won their last three SEC games by an average of 24 points since their only league loss at Arkansas.

Rosario had 18 points by halftime, when the game effectively was over. Michael Frazier added 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range for Florida, which has won seven straight at Auburn.

Erik Murphy added 11 points and went 3 of 4 from beyond the arc.

Chris Denson led Auburn with 13 points and Jordan Price had 12. —