Florida vs. Kentucky: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Joe Tansey@JTansey90Featured ColumnistFebruary 16, 2014

Florida 69, Kentucky 59

The No. 3 Florida Gators won at Rupp Arena for the first time since 2007 as the experienced team rose to the occasion to take down a young No. 14 Kentucky side. 

The win extended the winning streak of the Gators to 17 games, which ties a school record. 

The man who drove the Florida bus through all of the traffic in Lexington on Saturday night was Scottie Wilbekin, who was 11-of-12 from the free-throw line on the way to a 23-point performance. Casey Prather also had 24 points in the win. 

Kentucky battled with the Gators for most of the game with Andrew Harrison (20 points) leading the way, but the experienced visitors just had more in the tank as the game closed down. 

The loss was just the third during the John Calipari era at Kentucky with the other losses coming to Texas A&M and Baylor. 

 

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