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Liveblog: Florida 80, No. 23 Kentucky 67

Kentucky men’s basketball drops the curtain on its regular season with a trip to the O’Connell Center to face SEC rival Florida in a noon game on CBS.

John Calipari’s Wildcats are 21-9 overall and 10-7 in the SEC thanks to a four-game win streak. The Cats outscored visiting Ole Miss 96-78 on Wednesday at Rupp Arena. Mike White’s Gators are also 10-7 in the conference. (Arkansas is also 10-7.) Florida is 19-11 overall and has won two straight, including a 73-52 thumping of Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Tuesday.

Florida won the first meeting between the two teams, 66-64, back on Jan. 20 in Lexington. Here were my three takeaways from that game.

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Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky-Florida basketball

Kentucky at Florida

When: Saturday, noon ET

Where: O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla.

TV: CBS with Ian Eagle and Jim Spanarkel

Radio: UK Network with Tom Leach and Mike Pratt

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