Crawford scored 12 of his points in the second half. Most of his points came after the Gators had fought back from a 16-point deficit in the first half.
Florida (17-8) fell behind 38-22 with 3:52 left in the first half but rallied to tie the game at 47-47 with 13:03 left.
The teams swapped the lead four times before Xavier (17-7) went ahead 54-52 with 9:20 to play on Frease's jumper. From there, Crawford hit a 3-pointer to start his scoring spree.
Love scored 14 of his points in the first half, all of which came on slams, tip-ins or layups.
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Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.