Jennifer George had 16 points and six rebounds to lead ninth-seeded Florida to a 70-65 win over eighth-seeded Ohio State in the Des Moines Regional on Sunday.
Bria Goss hit a layup with 1:22 left, and Kentucky (No. 9 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP) rallied from a 13-point deficit in the second half to hold off Florida 71-67 Friday in the Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Glory Johnson had 21 points and 10 rebounds as Tennessee (No. 9 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP) beat Florida 75-59 on Sunday to grab second place in the Southeastern Conference.
Markeshia Grant had 20 points, making five 3-pointers, and LaKeisha Sutton scored on a left-handed scoop shot in the final minute as No. 24 South Carolina held off Florida 62-58 on Sunday.
Erica Wheeler scored 15 points to help Rutgers (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) remain unbeaten with a 63-49 win over Florida on Friday night.
Jennifer George scored 18 points, Jaterra Bonds and Jordan Jones added 14 apiece and Florida beat Florida State (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21) 72-58 Thursday.
With all five starters back and senior center Azania Stewart leading the way, Florida has high expectations for this season.
Glory Johnson scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as No. 4 Tennessee beat eighth-seeded Florida 92-75 in the Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Florida 74, No. 22 Georgia 71
No. 19 Kentucky 59, Florida 58
Angie Bjorklund scored 16 points, Meighan Simmons added 14 and Tennessee (No. 6 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) drubbed Florida 83-40 on Thursday night.
Deana Allen scored 12 points, Jennifer George added 10 and Florida beat Arkansas (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) Sunday 64-53.
Cierra Bravard's two free throws with 30 seconds left lifted Florida State to a 74-72 victory over Florida.
Steffi Sorensen tied a career high with 20 points, Jordan Jones scored 12 and Sharielle Smith added 11 points and Florida upset No. 20 Georgia 64-57 on Sunday.
Jasmine James scored 17 points and Angel Robinson added 12 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 8 Georgia remain unbeaten with a 61-52 victory over Florida on Sunday night.
Chasity Clayton scored 13 points, Christian Hunnicutt added 10 and Florida State beat rival Florida 66-62.