Florida makes one of two free throws to start off the third quarter, Kentucky on a 7-1 run. But Florida makes a basket, Kentucky at the line for two, makes them both, they make a basket but Florida responds with a 3 pointer. Kentucky with two more, and then a basket and free throw from Rhyne Howard. Florida with back to back basket, Rhyne Howard drains a 3 pointer, and the Cats have a 14 point lead. Florida will get the lead down to 11, but the Cats will have a 70-59 lead after three.
Rhyne Howard makes one of two free throws; Florida will get their 7th three pointer. Back to back three pointer for the Gators as they just chip away at the lead. Florida with a basket, Kentucky answers and Florida makes it just a 3 point game after their third three pointer in the fourth quarter. Kentucky gets a basket and Florida will answer, Kentucky drains a 3 pointer. Kentucky will defeat Florida 88-80.
Final 17 Kentucky 88, Florida 80
Kentucky will host LSU on Thursday at Memorial Coliseum