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Late call, free throws sink Hogs

Late call, free throws sink Hogs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Michael Frazier II hit two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining and Florida escaped with a 57-56 victory over Arkansas on Saturday. Dorian Finney-Smith added 16 points, nine rebounds and four assists for the Gators (12-9, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), w...

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Late call, free throws sink Hogs

Michael Frazier II hit two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining and Florida escaped with a 57-56 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.

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