No. 3 Florida escapes No. 14 Kentucky 69-59

Gators win at Rupp Arena for first time since 2007


LEXINGTON, KY – Florida extended its win streak to 17 games with a 69-59 victory over Kentucky and the Gators won at Rupp Arena for the first time since 2007.

Casey Prather scored a game-high 24 points on 8 of 9 shooting to lead the Gators. Patric Young added 10 points including two 3-point plays during a 13-3 Florida run.

Andrew Harrison scored 20 points for Kentucky in a losing effort.