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  No. 23 Florida blows lead, rallies to beat Alabama 80-67

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Keith Stone had 14 points, including a pair of key 3-pointers during the second half, and No. 23 Florida rallied after squandering an 18-point lead to beat Alabama 80-67 on Tuesday night.

Braxton Key had a career-high 24 points and helped Alabama (9-6, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) rally after trailing 34-16 with five minutes left in the first half.

Key had 12 points while the Crimson Tide closed the half on a 15-4 run, and Alabama took the lead on Donta Hall's tip-in about five minutes into the second half.

Stone hit a 3 to pull Florida (13-3, 4-0) within 53-50 with 10:50 left, then hit another to put the Gators ahead 61-59 with 6:49 remaining. Alabama didn't lead again.

Canyon Barry and Kasey Hill each had 13 points for the Gators, and Hill added five steals to help Florida get a 27-10 edge in points off turnovers.

Hall had 12 points and eight rebounds for Alabama.

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