ATLANTA -- Even facing its biggest deficit since November, No. 1 Florida never panicked. The Gators know their defence will never let them down. Swarming relentlessly in the second half, Florida rallied from 10 points down and defeated Tennessee 56-49 in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday. Patric Young scored 16 points and Scottie Wilbekin added 14, but this victory had nothing to do with what happened at the offensive end. It was all about what Tennessee faced when it had the ball after halftime. The Volunteers made only 5-of-20 shots with 11 turnovers, and things really got grim down the stretch as they were stifled time and time again -- making just one of their last 11 attempts from the field, while turning it over five times. Everywhere they turned, it seemed like a Florida player was waiting, ready to take a swipe at the ball. "We didnt really switch anything up," Wilbekin said. "We just tried to go into an extra gear." Florida (31-2) extended its school-record winning streak to 25 in a row after being down 35-28 at halftime. "This group has a resiliency and a competitiveness," coach Billy Donovan said. "We have our faults. Were not perfect. But Ive never walked off the court saying, Wow, these guys didnt get after it, they didnt compete." Tennessee (21-12) had a chance to post its most impressive win of the season. Now, its post-season fate rests in the hands of the NCAA selection committee. The Gators, improving to 20-0 against SEC opponents, advanced to face Kentucky in the championship game Sunday. The second-seeded Wildcats defeated Georgia 70-58, but have lost twice to Florida this season. "Ive seen a lot of teams. Ive watched a lot of teams from afar," Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin said of the Gators. "Theyre one of the best defensive teams in the country." Jordan McRae led Tennessee with 15 points, while Jarnell Stokes had 13 points and seven rebounds. The final minutes were marred by a number of questionable calls, including a technical on Tennessees Jeronne Maymon for disputing that he threw a shoulder. It was the fifth foul on Maymon, knocking him out of the game with more than 4 1-2 minutes remaining after he scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Then with just over a minute left, there was a long break while the officials went to the replay to rule on a potential flagrant foul against Wilbekin, even though it wasnt even clear if he touched a Tennessee player while swinging his arms high. "I think my elbow nicked his chin a little bit," Wilbekin said with a slight grin. "He did a good job of selling it." It didnt matter at the end. The Gators defeated Tennessee for the third time this season, each one following the same plot line. The Vols held their own in the first half, only to get dominated by Florida in the second. The cumulative second-half score in the three games was Florida 103, Tennessee 60 -- including a 28-14 edge on Saturday. Despite the loss, the Vols are confident of their NCAA chances based on one of the nations toughest schedules and an RPI in the low 40s. "I feel like the statement was already made before coming into this game," Stokes said. In the first half, at least, Tennessee certainly looked worthy of a spot in the 68-team field. The Vols were the first team to lead Florida by double digits since the first of its two losses, at Wisconsin on Nov. 12. Wilbekin cut the deficit to seven at halftime with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, but Florida still went to the locker room facing its second-biggest deficit of the season at the midway point. Not that the Gators were ruffled by being in that position -- it was the eighth time they had trailed at the break, and theyve now come back to win six in a row. "I told the guys at halftime, Weve been in this situation before," Wilbekin said. "We know what it takes to win in the second half." Tennessee should know. The Vols stayed right with Florida before halftime in both regular-season meetings, only to get blown out 67-41 in Gainesville and fall 67-58 in Knoxville. Wilbekin, Floridas senior leader, didnt have his usual stellar game though he did go 3 of 7 from 3-point range. He was definitely off in the first half, throwing up an airball on an off-balance shot from the baseline and barely grazing the rim with another attempt. But his defence was there all the way. Adrian Beltre Jersey . - This win was more the New Jersey Devils style. Delino DeShields Jersey . The (14-15-5) Jets are seventh in the Central Division with 33 points. They trail sixth place Nashville and fifth place Dallas by two points. http://www.authenticrangerspro.com/range...elder-jersey/.C. -- Cam Newton wasnt flawless on Sunday. Russell Wilson Jersey . 1. Did the Senators trade the wrong goalie? 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We were certainly close, so we just have to continue to work, continue to find that jump that got us the seven wins before the break.Lundqvist made 19 saves and faced his toughest tests in the third period when the Devils pressed for the tying goal. He held his ground, weathered a few crease pileups, and even stayed cool when he lost his stick at the side of the net.You try not to panic, Lundqvist said.Stepan netted an unassisted short-handed goal in the first period, and a power-play tally in the second for the Rangers (19-10-4), who have won 12 of 14 and earned at least one point in 22 of 29 (18-7-4).Stepans empty-netter with 54.6 seconds left clinched the victory. Following Rick Nashs effort Tuesday against Washington, the Rangers have back-to-back hat tricks for the first time since Jan. 31 and Feb. 2, 1994.I had some fortunate bounces, Stepan said. Hank made some big saves, and the defence really showed.Lundqvist, second to Mike Richter (666) in goalie games played with the Rangers, has a franchise record 325 wins. He tied his personal-best winning streak of seven games and became the ninth goalie to play 600 games with one team.He has won 32 of his 52 career games against the Devils, his most victories against any team, and allowed two goals or fewer in 38 of those appearances.The Rangers last won eight straight from Dec. 27, 1974-Jan. 11, 1975.We cant have a letdown, Lundqvist said. We have to continue here and push ourselves. When youre hot and youre on a roll, you want to try to cash in as much as possible.Steve Bernier scored a second-period goal, and Cory Schneider stopped 26 shots for New Jersey, Berniers first goal in 11 games had general manager Lou Lamoriello clapping on the bench.The Devils fared no better with their new coaching trio of Lamoriello, Scott Stevenss (defence) and Adam Oates (forwards) that replaced Pete DeBoer, who was fired on Friday.ddddddddddddIt was interesting — watching, listening, and seeing what was transpiring, Lamoriello said. I thought it was extremely positive. The bench was extremely alive. We were not overly frustrated.There were some changes made within a 24-hour period, so we knew there would be a few breakdowns. Overall we have to build off what we saw,There will be no official head coach for the rest of the season. Lamoriello will stay on the bench to help with the transition. The Devils (12-18-7) began the night nine points out of the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.It was an NHL-record 14th coaching change made by Lamoriello. The Devils were 3-8-5 in their final 16 games under DeBoer.New Jersey, which went 0 for 4 with the man advantage, played solid defence early and then fell behind while on its second power play.Stepan knocked the puck away from Travis Zajac near the blue line and nudged it ahead as Zajac fell. Stepan chased down the puck deep in the Devils end, shifted to his backhand, and pushed the puck back between Schneiders pads with 1:46 left in the first period.You knew they were going to come out with energy and try to forecheck, which they did, Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said. I thought we managed the first five minutes fairly well.Stepan made it 2-0 at 7:38 of the second when he deflected in Martin St. Louis drive during a power play.Special teams won us the game, Lundqvist said.New Jersey got back within one of a pretty play by defenceman Eric Gelinas, who faked a slap shot from above the left circle and deftly sent a pass down to Bernier at the bottom of the right circle for a shot that eluded Lundqvists outstretched glove.Gelinas nearly tied it with just over a minute left in the second, but his drive struck the left post.NOTES: Stepan has a five-game point streak (4 goals, 4 assists). ... Devils C Scott Gomez — formerly of New York — played in his 1,000th NHL game. ... The Rangers are 2-0 against New Jersey. ... Devils C Patrik Elias and RW Michael Ryder have the mumps. Elias was placed on the injured list, retroactive to Dec. 20 along with LW Martin Havlat, sidelined by a non-mumps illness. ... 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