Kentucky vs. Florida: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Kentucky vs. Florida: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(25) Kentucky 52
(17-7, 4-5 away)
(7) Florida 69
(20-3, 14-0 home)
Venue: O'Connell Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Kentucky 25 27 52
Florida 38 31 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Kentucky W Cauley-Stein 10 W Cauley-Stein 6 J Mays 3
Florida S Wilbekin 14 P Young 11 S Wilbekin 8

On Tuesday, February 12th, No. 25 Kentucky took on No. 7 Florida and was trounced by the Gators 69-52 in conference play. The Wildcats are now 1-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the loss. The Wildcats were paced by Willie Cauley-Stein, who put up 10 points and six rebounds. Julius Mays had a team-high 10 points and added three assists. Patric Young recorded a double-double for the Gators on 12 points and 11 rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, February 16th when Kentucky (17-7, 8-3 SEC) heads to Tennessee (13-10, 4-6 SEC).

Kentucky Game Notes

  • Kentucky started 17-7 during the 2010, 2008, 2001, 2000, and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • Prior to this game, UK played 46 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 30-16.
  • The Wildcats have lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after having a field goal percentage of 42.0 percent or worse.
  • Kentucky has lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after recording 31 or fewer rebounds.
  • UK set season lows for blocks (three) and free throws made (six).
  • The Wildcats have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past eight games.
  • Julius Mays has led the team in scoring in four out of 24 games this season.
  • Nerlens Noel has led the team in rebounding in 19 out of 24 games this season.
  • Julius Mays has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Willie Cauley-Stein has three straight double-digit point games.

Florida Game Notes

  • Patric Young accounted for 40.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Patric Young has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 23 games this season.
  • Mike Rosario has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Patric Young recorded the 12th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Patric Young recorded a double-double. It was his sixth this season and 10th of his career.
UK PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+W. Cauley-Stein201061002
BJulius Mays341023101
BNerlens Noel23860133
C+Archie Goodwin30813304
CKyle Wiltjer23720001
CAlex Poythress29542203
CJarrod Polson15411001
-Jon Hood7010000
D-Ryan Harrow19011002
UF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
APatric Young2412110142
AS. Wilbekin361418203
ACasey Prather231232020
BMike Rosario341222000
BErik Murphy261051031
C+Kenny Boynton35902203
D+M. Frazier II18012001

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