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Florida defense faced challenge in Henderson

Florida defense faced challenge in Henderson

Dripping sweat and still trying to catch his breath at times after the game, Florida point guard Scottie Wilbekin insisted he was fine. Covering the Southeastern Conference's leading scorer Marshall Henderson is a tough job. The consensus of Florida players and coaches after the game was that Wilbekin guarded Henderson well — and the junior still managed to put up 25 points against Florida.

That's what makes Marshall Henderson dangerous. The Gators knew he wasn't afraid to pull the trigger once he crossed half court. Even when he took his crazy, off balance three-pointers, there wasn't much that Florida could do. Hands in his face and bodies flying at him, there wasn't anyone in the O'Connell Center that could've slowed Marshall Henderson. He came in averaging 19.3 points per game...

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