Carter scores 31 points as Rutgers stuns No. 10 Florida
(AP) - Freshman Eli Carter scored a career-high31 points and hit the go-ahead basket in the second overtime asRutgers rallied to stun No. 10 Florida 85-83 on Thursday night.
The Scarlet Knights (8-5) came back from a seven-point deficitlate in regulation and Carter hit a late 3-pointer in the firstovertime to put the Scarlet Knights in position to post theirbiggest win since knocking off No. 9 Villanova at home last season.
Erving Walker had a chance to tie the game for the Gators (11-2)in the final seconds, but his off-balance attempt from the foulline hit off the rim.
Scarlet Knights fans stormed the court to celebrate in a gamebilled as the return of former Rutgers star and current Gator MikeRosario to Piscataway.