Florida beats Wake Forest

The first upset of the year, of note.

NEW YORK -- It was Taurean Green's turn to lead the Florida Gators.

The sophomore guard almost doubled his career high with 23 points and Florida beat No. 19 Wake Forest 77-72 on Thursday night in the semifinals of the 2K Sports College Hoop Classic.

The Gators (3-0) advanced to Friday's championship game against the winner of the semifinal between No. 16 Syracuse and Texas Tech.