With strands of net behind their ears, Florida seniors Casey Prather, Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete and Patric Young stopped at midcourt and kissed the floor.
For at least 30 minutes, No. 14 Kentucky proved it could compete with one of the best teams in the country. The Wildcats just couldn’t sustain the effort down the stretch in a 69-59 loss to third-ranked Florida on Saturday night that ended their four-game winning streak and 22-game run at Rupp Arena.
No. 3 Florida has won with defense most of the season.
Patric Young has a message for anyone who believes Florida’s success this season has to do with playing in a two-team Southeastern Conference.
Michael Frazier II scored 17 points, Scottie Wilbekin added 13 and No. 6 Florida handled Tennessee 67-41 on Saturday for its 11th consecutive win.
GAINESVILLE (AP) — Michael Frazier II scored 18 points, including three huge 3-pointers in the second half, and No. 12 Florida rallied to beat Richmond 67-58 on Saturday. The Gators trailed 48-45 with about 6 minutes to […]
Pat Young scored 15 points, becoming the 50th player in school history to reach 1,000 in his career, and No. 13 Florida handled Savannah State 76-34 on Sunday.
Will Yeguete led a strong rebounding effort Saturday by the 16th-ranked Florida Gators, who pulled away in the second half to beat Fresno State 66-49 in the Orange Bowl Classic.
The Gators’ depleted roster desperately needs help and will get it with the return of point guard Scottie Wilbekin.
Louisville’s press, Damyean Dotson’s upside and Denzel Valentine’s versatility are just three of the many reasons to love the Sweet 16.