TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Sophomore guard Michael Frazier scored a team-high 18 points and No. 7 Florida extended its win streak to 10 games with a 68-62 win over Alabama.

Senior forward Casey Prather added 15 points for the Gators (16-2, 5-0 SEC). Prather has scored in double figures in all 15 games he's appeared in this season.

Florida led by as many as 12 points in the second half when freshman point guard Kasey Hill's breakaway layup extended UF's lead to 55-43 with 9:20 remaining. Alabama cut Florida's lead to 62-57 on a pair of free throws from guard Levi Randolph with 1:07 remaining. But Florida made six of its last eight free throws to close out the game.

With the win, Florida coach Billy Donovan improved to 7-0 all-time against Alabama assistant Anthony Grant, who served as an assistant under Donovan at both Marshall and UF from 1994-2006.

Florida snapped Alabama's 14-game home winning streak against SEC opponents.

Guard Trevor Releford led Alabama (8-10, 2-3 SEC) with 14 points. Forward Nick Jacobs added 12 points for the Crimson Tide, with Randolph scoring 11 points.

Florida led the entire half against Alabama but never quite pulled away. The Gators struggled against Alabama's mix of zone defenses, settling for 3-point shots. Florida made just four of its first 14 attempts from beyond the arc.

The Gators took a 20-12 on a 3-pointer from sophomore DeVon Walker, but Alabama responded with an 8-2 run, cutting Florida's lead to 22-20 on a free throw by freshman forward Shannon Hale.

A 3-pointer from Alabama senior guard Trevor Releford cut Florida's lead to 27-24 with 1:20 remaining. But Florida closed the half strong. With Florida ahead 29-26, sophomore guard Michael Frazier made a 3-pointer from the corner with 4.3 seconds left in the first half as he was fouled by Hale. Frazier completed the four-point play, putting the Gators up 33-26 at halftime.

Alabama shot just 37 percent from the field in the first half, but stayed in the game by holding Florida to 36.4 percent from the floor. Releford had nine assists and two assists for the Crimson Tide in the first half.

NOTES: Florida freshman F Chris Walker did not make the trip for Thursday's game against Alabama. Walker has sat out nine games since joining the Gators on Dec. 16 and is still not cleared for competition by the NCAA. ... Florida senior F Casey Prather was one of 23 players named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy midseason watch list, given to the nation's best college player. Prather entered Thursday night's game against Alabama fourth in the NCAA in field-goal percentage (.636) while scoring a team-high 17.3 ppg for the Gators. ... Alabama starting sophomore G Retin Obasohan sat out Thursday's game after suffering a hip flexor injury during Tuesday's practice. Junior G Algie Key started in Obosahan's place for Alabama.