Julius Mays’ two free throws with 9.4 seconds remaining capped Kentucky’s comeback from a seven-point deficit for a 61-57 upset of No. 11 Florida on Saturday that revived its NCAA tournament prospects.
The University of Kentucky will hire former Florida State Seminoles defensive coordinator Mark Stoops will be the Wildcats’ new head coach, according to WKYT and Kentucky Sports Radio.
Florida head coach Billy Donovan returns seven of nine key contributors to his tenth-ranked Florida Gators team this season and they have one goal, a return trip to the Final Four.
The University of Kentucky Wildcats won the NCAA championship last season and they are the preseason favorite to win the Southeastern Conference championship again this season.
Jeff Driskel accounted for two touchdowns, helping No. 14 Florida beat Kentucky 38-0 Saturday and extend its winning streak to 26 in the series.
The Florida Gators have lived on the edge for the past two weeks. Two strong second-half performances have the Gators at 3-0 (2-0 in Southeastern Conference), but the Gators may not break a sweat on Saturday against Kentucky.
No matter where Anthony Davis and his buddies go to make their millions, their ol’ Kentucky home will long remember this championship season.
It’s been four years since the Kansas Jayhawks took the floor to play for the national championship. During that game, a point guard hit a buzzer-beating 3-point shot to force overtime.
The University of Florida Gators have been a model of consistency this season, with a defense that is second to none in the country.