The Florida Gators defeated the Auburn Tigers 45-40 in a game that saw both teams combine for 68 missed shots and 27 turnovers.

The Gators and Tigers went back and forth throughout the game before Erving Walker and Kenny Boynton collaborated on an 8-0 run to put the game on ice.

Walker was Florida's only double-digit scorer, putting up 12 points for Billy Donovan's team.

The Gators shot 28.3 percent from the field and fared even worse from downtown, recording a 19.2 percent three-point shooting percentage.

Florida improved significantly at the charity stripe against Auburn, hitting 10 free throws in 14 attempts for a 71.4 percentage.

The Gators return home to face the Arkansas Razorbacks Saturday at 8:00 p.m. on