Boxscore and Game Notes: Kentucky vs. Florida

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— Kentucky wins its sixth-straight game and improves to 25-8 on the season. Florida falls to 26-7.
–The Wildcats are 90-33 all-time against the Gators, 11-3 against Florida in the SEC Tournament and 3-1 against UF in the SEC Tournament championship game.
— The two teams split in the regular season, both winning on their home floor.
— UK improves to 117-22 all-time in the SEC Tournament and 22-7 in SEC Tournament games held in Atlanta.
— The Cats are now 27-8 in SEC Tournament championship games. UK is also 5-1 in championship games played in the Dome.
–This is UK’s 27th overall SEC Tournament championship.
— UK has won 44 of its last 52 SEC Tournament games, including six straight in 2010 and 2011.
— Head coach John Calipari is now 11-2 in conference tournament championship games and had won six-straight.
— Calipari has now won 18-straight conference tournament games and 21 of his last 22.

Team game notes

— The Wildcats used the starting combination of Darius Miller, Terrence Jones, Brandon Knight, DeAndre Liggins and Josh Harrellson. UK is 16-6 with that starting lineup.
was the first sub off the bench for Kentucky. It was his 20th time to be the first Wildcat off the bench.
— Kentucky extended its streak of games with a 3-pointer to 782 games, the third-longest streak in the country.
— UK led 34-29 at the half. The Wildcats are 22-2 when leading at halftime.
— In all three matchups vs. Florida this season, the winner was leading at halftime and had 34 points.
— UK scored 70 points and improved to 20-4 this season when scoring 70 or more in a game.
— UK is 23-0 this season and 44-0 under Calipari when holding its opponent to 67 points or fewer.
— The Wildcats held Florida to 37.5 percent shooting (12-of-32), the Gators’ lowest shooting performance since netting just 36.7 percent vs. on Feb. 1.
–UK committed just six turnovers, tying the season low vs. Indiana.
–UK committed just 24 turnovers in the SEC Tournament (11 vs. Ole Miss, 7 vs. Alabama and 6 vs. Florida).
–The Cats outscored Florida 20-4 in points off turnovers.

Individual game notes


— Named SEC Tournament Most Valuable Player and SEC All-Tournament team.
— Averaged 13.3 points in three SEC Tournament games.
— Tied his SEC Tournament high with 15 points. He also had 15 points vs. Ole Miss.
— Has now scored in double-figures in nine-straight games.
— Netted two 3-pointers and has now connected on a 3-pointer in 20-straight games
— Has scored 39 points in last two games against Florida.

#3 Terrence Jones

— Finished with a team-high tying 16 points, the first time in the tournament he scored in double digits.
–Most points since netting 19 vs. South Carolina on Feb. 19.
–Swatted three blocks, just one shy of his career high.


— Named to SEC All-Tournament team
— Finished with 16 points and has now scored in double-figures for the 28th straight game. It’s the longest streak since Jodie Meeks’ 32-straight in the 2008-09 season.
–Had four assists and 17 total in the SEC Tournament.


–Despite playing on a hampered ankle, he scored six points in a reserve role.


— Grabbed four rebounds, the most since he recorded six against Mississippi Valley State (12/18)

#34 DeAndre Liggins

— Finished with 10 points, including hitting 7-of-8 from the free-throw line.
–Also grabbed five rebounds.


— Named to SEC All-Tournament team after averaging 10.3 points and 8.3 rebounds in three games.
–Grabbed a team-high eight rebounds vs. the Gators.
–Dished out two assists, one shy of his career high.