Florida and Kentucky are playing live on Saturday night in an ESPN college basketball game as the Gators visit the Wildcats at Rupp Arena and the game will be streaming online from the WatchESPN website and comes as the Gators won over Tennessee in the SEC and these two are at the top of the conference heading into the end of February.
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The Gators have been one of the best teams in the nation and they are ranked third in the country in the top 25 and they are undefeated in the SEC and they are playing against a top 15 team in the Wildcats. John Calipari has his team playing better and the Gators come into the matchup averaging over 70 points per game this season and they are shooting over 46 percent from the floor and are ranked in the top 100 in in the nation in both field goal shooting and rebounds per game.
The team plays against Auburn next and they have beaten the Tigers already this season and the team hasn't lost since early December and they only lost one other game and that was to a ranked team in Wisconsin and they have won a number of games over top 25 teams and they have Kentucky twice on the schedule including the game on Saturday. The Wildcats are the toughest team left on the schedule and the Gators are in a stretch of four games on the road in five matchups and that included the win against the Volunteers and they have upcoming games against Ole Miss and Vanderbilt.
Kentucky comes into the game after a win against Auburn and they next play against Ole Miss after the Gators and this comes as the team is 9-2 in the SEC and they are seventh in the nation in rebounds with 41 per game and the team is averaging nearly 80 points per contest. The team got 12 rebounds from star Julius Randle in the win against the Tigers and the team comes in at 19-5 overall on the season and they are in the top 60 of the nation while shooting 46 percent from the field.
The team has another matchup with Florida at the end of the season and they also play against LSU and Arkansas as well as games against Alabama and South Carolina. The team has some tough losses this season, including an overtime loss to Arkansas as well as losses to ranked teams in Michigan State, North Carolina and Baylor.