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Mobley, Florida overwhelm Tennessee State

Naomi Mobley had 18 points and 16 rebounds to lead No. 19 Florida to a 100-54 victory over Tennessee State on Thursday night in the first round of the State Farm Classic.

UF plays Rutgers for the title tonight.

FloPoint guard Brandi McCain topped Florida with 19 points. Tamara Stocks and Sherisha Hills each added 18 and Monique Cardenas 14.

Florida held Tennessee State (1-8) without a field goal for the first 11:20 of the second half while outscoring the Tigers 33-7. Florida opened the half with a 14-0 run and led by as many as 48.

Tennessee State's Angela Hassell scored 27 points. The senior forward came into the game averaging 19.8.

Florida set several tournament records. The 100 points marked the highest team total since the event began 11 years ago. Also, the 46-point margin of victory is 11 better than Florida's win over Western Michigan two years ago.