12:00 PM ET, March 7, 2010
Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- On a day freshman-dominated Kentucky was honoring its seniors, sophomore Darius Miller was most responsible for making sure the Wildcats finished their season with a perfect home record.The No. 3 Wildcats saw a big early lead slip away against Florida, but Miller got most of his 14 points in the clutch to help pull out a 74-66 victory and possibly cement a top seed in the NCAA tournament.Afterward, Miller warned that these close calls have got to stop with the postseason about to begin.
• Kentucky closed out the regular season with a perfect 18-0 home record and extended its overall winning streak to eight games.
• The Wildcats have won four of their last five against Florida.
• The Gators lost for the 10th time in their last 13 SEC road games.
• Kentucky had five players in double figures, led by both Darius Miller and Eric Bledsoe with 14.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-61 (.410)||23-49 (.469)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-15 (.267)||8-18 (.444)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-21 (.571)||20-28 (.714)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||20 (0/0)|