Florida dominated. Kentucky folded.
In one of its worst performances of the year, Kentucky lost to Florida 69–52.
The Wildcats regressed. Their youth was on full display in Gainesville. Florida looked like a tenured, skilled squad. Kentucky looked scared.
The Wildcats, winners of five straight and seven of their last eight, had the look of a team ready to prove they belonged in the Top 25.
And, in the first few minutes, Kentucky looked like what we expected. At the 11:56 mark in the first half, they led 11–10.
That was the last lead for the Wildcats. Florida went on a run and never looked back.
Here are 10 takeaways from the Kentucky loss to Florida.
All statistics via ESPN.com