Through the first 15:59 of the game, Ole Miss and Florida were tied at 9-9 with the Rebels hitting four of its first nine shots.
From that point, Ole Miss shot just 2-19 from the floor as the Gators used an 18-2 run to push ahead 31-15 with 6:37 remaining in the first half.
The Rebels cut the lead to seven, 31-24, on a fast-break layup from McFarland with 2:15 to play but the Gators used a 10-2 run to close the half.
Florida led Ole Miss 41-26 at the half. Whitney Hameth led the Rebels with six points at the half while McCray, McFarland, Faleru. As a team, Ole Miss shot 29.7 percent (11-37) from the floor while Florida shot 47.2 percent (17-36).
Faleru scored six straight points to open the second half to cut Florida’s lead to nine with 18:47 left in the game. The Gators responded and pushed their lead back to double digits, leading 61-44, with 10:22 remaining.
Florida pushed its lead to 73-52 with 4:03 to play and went on to post the 84-55 win.
Ole Miss will play at home Thursday night hosting Alabama at 7 p.m.
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