For nine minutes it was going so well. Kentucky started this game like the team we started to believe in, sprinting to a 13-5 lead and leading Florida by ten with 10:52 left until halftime. From there he unraveled.
The Gators’ zone completely thwarted the Cats, who became the old versions of themselves, playing hot potato around the perimeter, too hesitant to lead the way. The key players made some big mistakes and the attack stalled, and once again an opportunity was lost. Despite the heroic fingame of Davion Mintz and Jacob Toppin, Kentucky lost the game 71-67, falling to 8-14 on season, 7-8 in conference. The double bye to the SEC tournament is probably out of reach, which really stings because all the dominoes the cats needed to fall for that to happen today did. Ugh.
With two games on the left until the SEC Tournament, it’s “back to drawing …
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