Gainesville, FL (Sports Network) - Kenny Boynton scored 15 points and Patric Young had 14 on 6-of-7 shooting to help No. 11 Florida cruise past Vanderbilt, 66-40, on Wednesday to win the SEC regular season title outright.
Boynton and fellow classmates -- Erik Murphy, who had 10 points and six rebounds, and Mike Rosario, who had five points -- helped Florida (24-5, 14-3) finish the season 15-0 at home, fittingly on Senior Night.
It's the program's third outright conference title under head coach Billy Donovan.
Kedren Johnson was the only Vanderbilt player in double-figures with 15 points as the Commodores (13-16, 7-10) saw their three-game winning streak come to an abrupt end.
Johnson accounted for 13 straight points from the 5:32 mark of the first half to the 16:24 mark of the second, to bring the visitors within 29-19.
Florida only led, 40-29 with 11:39 remaining, though the home team quickly changed things. The Gators utilized a 16-3 surge, capped off by a Scottie Wilbekin trey which put the contest out of reach and made it 56-32 with just under seven minutes to play.
Boynton's triple with less than three minutes remaining increased the edge to 66-38 and Florida never looked back.
The Gators jumped out to a 20-6 edge to start the contest and led at the break, 24-14, after a slow-paced first half.