Peep the assistant

Published: Monday, March 1, 2004 at 2:54 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, March 1, 2004 at 2:54 p.m.

Anthony Roberson has played a key role in Florida's current 3-game winning streak. But it hasn't been just his scoring. Roberson dished out 7 assists for the second game in a row in Florida's 73-68 win Saturday at Arkansas.

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Florida sophomore Anthony Roberson looks to make a pass behind South Carolina's Josh Gonner .

Photo by Rob C. Witzel / The Gainesville Sun

With the sudden departure of Christian Drejer to Europe 12 days

ago, Roberson has had to take on the added responsibility of distributing the ball more to make up for Drejer's deft passing skills.

So far, he's responded to the challenge. In the four games since Drejer left, Roberson is averaging 6.0 assists per game. His 4.1 assists per game rank fourth in the Southeastern Conference

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