Florida finally showed it can win a close game. All it takes is for senior guard Kenny Boynton to answer his coach’s challenge.
After watching Florida stumble down the stretch, Billy Donovan challenged his team to come out with more intensity in the SEC tournament. The conference’s top-seeded squad responded with its best performance in a month.
Mike Rosario scored a season-high 22 points, Kenny Boynton had 16 and No. 7Florida routed Auburn 83-52 on Saturday.
Anthony Davis had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 1 Kentucky held off Florida 74-71 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
The Southeastern Conference made changes to its two biggest cash cows, basketball and football, Friday that left some coaches very angry.