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Chomping at Bits: Florida men’s basketball takes down Kentucky with total team effort

The Gators, led by Kasey Hill, conquered the ‘Cats.

NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Florida Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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Gators knock off Kentucky behind total team effort: Florida led from start to finish against the Wildcats. Mike White used ten Gators on Saturday, and each one of them scored and also contributed in other ways. Kasey Hill led Florida with 21 points, which tied his career-high, and was one of four scorers to hit double-digits in the win. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun; Palm Beach Post; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

Blocks play role in win streak: Florida blocked seven shots against Kentucky and Missouri. They’ve blocked 23 shots during their present four-game win streak and rank third in the SEC in blocked shots at 5.2 per game. (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)

Thoughts on Florida’s 88-66 win over Kentucky: On the Gators’ defense, point guard play, and 3D court projection. Also mentioned is the lack of discussion about Florida on College GameDay and the younger Billy Donovan, who now coaches at Gainesville St. Francis. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Jim McElwain fills out staff: ICYMI on Saturday, McElwain announced the hiring of Corey Bell and Brad Davis. Current Florida DB coach Torrian Gray is reportedly headed to the NFL. The hiring of Ja’Juan Seider was announced Friday. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

About Florida signee Lacedrick Brunson’s recruitment: The two-star LB, who was recruited by Randy Shannon, was an unheralded addition to the Gators’ class on Wednesday. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Gator gymnastics falls for first time this year: No. 6 Alabama narrowly defeated No. 3 Florida on Friday night, by a score of 197.825 to 197.425. (Gainesville Sun)

Florida women’s basketball faces Ole Miss tonight: The Gators host the Rebels tonight at 7:00 p.m. The game will air live on the SEC Network. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

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