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Box score from Kentucky’s 76-66 victory over Florida

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After his second consecutive 15-rebound game, Kentucky center Bam Adebayo said better eating habits have improved his game.

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team took over sole possession of first place in the Southeastern Conference with two games left to play with a 76-66 victory over 13th-ranked Florida in Rupp Arena on Saturday.

Kentucky improved to 24-5 overall and 14-2 in the SEC. Florida dropped to 23-6 and 13-3.

Next up for the 11th-ranked Wildcats is a home game against Vanderbilt on Tuesday night, which will be Senior Night for UK’s Derek Willis, Dominique Hawkins and Mychal Mulder.

Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Saturday’s game:

Points: Malik Monk, 33

Rebounds: Bam Adebayo, 15

Assists: Malik Monk, 5

Steals: Dominique Hawkins, 2

Blocks: Bam Adebayo, Mychal Mulder, 1

Turnovers: Malik Monk, 6

Minutes played: Dominique Hawkins, 37

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