(AP) GAINESVILLE, Fla. - John Jenkins scored 18 points, A.J. Ogilvy added 16 and No. 13 Vanderbilt beat Florida 64-60 on Tuesday night, delivering a blow to the Gators' NCAA tournament hopes.
Jermaine Beal chipped in 13 points for the Commodores, including two key free throws with 6.2 seconds remaining.
Vanderbilt (23-6, 12-3 Southeastern Conference) swept the season series for the first time since 1997 and stayed in the hunt for the league's regular-season title. The Commodores need No. 3 Kentucky to lose its remaining two games to have a chance.
Vernon Macklin led the Gators (20-10, 9-6) with 21 points and nine rebounds. No other Florida player scored in double digits, the biggest problem for a team trying to get back to the NCAA tournament for the first time in three years.
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