|Top 25 Capsules|
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|Tuesday, 10 December 2013 17:54|
The Wildcats (8-2) dominated the Broncos (8-1) 43-27 on the glass. Kentucky held the nation's No. 2 offense 37 points below its average, limiting Boise State to 8-of-35 shooting in the second half and 22 of 69 overall (32 percent).
Kentucky 7-footer Willie Cauley-Stein matched his career high with nine blocks.
Julius Randle had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats, while guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison each scored 13 points and combined for seven rebounds.
Kentucky's 27-of-51 shooting (53 percent) helped deny Boise State its first 9-0 start.
Anthony Drmic scored 18 points and Derrick Marks had 14 as the Broncos made just five 3-pointers after averaging 8.2 per game coming in.
No. 19 FLORIDA 67, No. 13 KANSAS 61
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Scottie Wilbekin scored a career-high 18 points and Dorian Finney-Smith added 15 for Florida.
The Gators bounced back from a buzzer-beater loss at No. 9 Connecticut last week and extended their home-winning streak to 21 games.
Wilbekin, who injured his right ankle against the Huskies eight days ago, made 7 of 12 shots and added six assists.
Freshman Andrew Wiggins led the Jayhawks (6-3) with 26 points and 11 rebounds - his first double-double and both career highs. Kansas, which had 24 turnovers, has lost two straight.
The Gators (7-2) went on a 21-0 run and led by as many as 18 points in the first half, but Kansas made it 60-55 on a 3-pointer by Wiggins with 55.8 seconds remaining. It was his second 3 in the final 1:20.
Florida's lead was 65-61 with 10.9 seconds left. Freshman Kasey Hill ended any chance of a comeback by draining two free throws.
No. 20 GONZAGA 80, WEST VIRGINIA 76
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Przemek Karnowski scored a season-high 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Kevin Pangos added 18 points as Gonzaga rallied from 10 points down for the win.
Gary Bell Jr. added 15 points and Sam Dower had 11 for Gonzaga (9-1), which won its fifth straight since a Nov. 25 loss to Dayton in the Maui Invitational.
Pangos had 11 points in the final 6 minutes as Gonzaga rallied from down 53-43, its only double-digit deficit this season.
The Bulldogs held West Virginia (6-4) to one field goal over a 7-minute stretch late in the game.
Eron Harris led the Mountaineers with 23 points while Juwan Staten added 17 and Terry Henderson 15.
Playing on an opponent's court for the first time this season, Gonzaga matched its season low for points. The Bulldogs entered the game with the nation's best field goal percentage at 54.9 but were held to 44.3 percent (27 of 61).