Winthrop won the tournament's first game, beating the No.
19-ranked Miami Hurricanes 76-70.
Two-time defending national champion Florida improved to 12-2.
Dionte Christmas scored 32 points but was the only player in
double figures for Temple, which fell to 6-6.
The Gators took the lead for good five minutes into the game and
kept it by shooting 63 percent in the second half, when they scored
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