Back-to-back California victories weren't in the cards for the Florida women's basketball team as the Gators fell to the Pacific Tigers 78-73 on Friday night. The loss drops Florida to 7-3 on the season. The Gators now break for fall exams before the Gator Holiday Classic on December 20-21.
Junior forward Jennifer George was the star again for the orange and blue. George led Florida in both scoring and rebounding with 14 of each. In doing so, she collected her fourth double-double of the season and second in a row. Sophomore guard Jaterra Bonds was second on the Gators with 13 points and senior center Azania Stewart collected 10 rebounds.
Neither team had great nights shooting from the floor with Pacific holding the edge - 40.6% to 37.5%. Where the Tigers really outpaced the Gators was behind the three-point line. Pacific hit 11 of 16 triples while Florida only managed to go 3-for-11.
Up next for Florida is the Gator Holiday Classic in Gainesville, FL. The Gators will face Charleston Southern on Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00 PM and either Duquesne or Miami on Wednesday, December 21 at the same time. Both games can heard online at GatorZone.