After the Gators were able to hang with the Wildcats through the first 10 minutes of play, Kentucky broke the game open, going on an 18-2 run to break a 20-20 tie to pull ahead 38-22.
The Gators were able to find their footing and put together a 10-2 run to end the half to cut the deficit to 40-32.
Kentucky is being led by Terrence Jones, as he has scored 14 points while shooting an efficient 7-for-9 from the floor.
Patric Young has paced the Gators scoring 12 points while shooting 6-for-8 from the field.
Florida will need to continue pushing the ball in transition and forcing Kentucky mistakes if they want to make a comeback. They will also need to limit the play of Jones who has been able to score at will.
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