GAINSVILLE, Fla. -- — Phlandrous Fleming Jr., had his best game at Florida with four 3-pointers and 20 points and the Gators rolled past Stony Brook 87-62 on Tuesday.
Fleming, a graduate transfers from Charleston Southern was 4 of 5 from distance, shooting 6 of 8 overall and making four free throws. The Gators shot 53% despite going 8 of 23 behind the arc.
Stony Brook shot 51% but was outrebounded 40-21, 15-5 on the offensive end, leading to 19 second-chance points for the Gators.
Five different players scored as Florida opened a 10-0 lead before missing a shot. Fleming hit back-to-back 3-pointers for a 23-10 lead with 11 minutes to go in the first half and Stony Brook trailed by double figures the rest of the way.
Fleming had 14 points and Castleton 11 as the Gators led 48-27 at the break.
Florida announced before the game that guard Myreon Jones would miss the game for health and safety protocols. The transfer from Penn State had started every game.
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