Gators up to No. 12

Florida's Bradley Beal (23) guards Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Dee Bost during the first half Saturday at the O'Connell Center. The Gators defeated the Bulldogs 69-57.

Matt Stamey/Staff photographer
Published: Monday, January 30, 2012 at 12:58 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 30, 2012 at 12:58 p.m.

The Florida men's basketball team moved up two spots in the latest Associated Press college poll released today.

The Gators (17-4), ranked No. 12 in the AP, moved up to No. 11 in the coaches' poll. They host South Carolina at 9 p.m. Thursday and Vanderbilt at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Bradley Beal was named SEC Freshman of the Week for the fourth time this season. Beal averaged 14 points, three rebounds and 2.5 assists in wins at Ole Miss and against 18th-ranked Mississippi State last week.

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