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December 11, 2013

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — James Young scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half and No. 11 Kentucky used solid defense to hand Boise State its first loss, 70-55 on Tuesday night.

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.

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