LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Doron Lamb struggled to explain why top-ranked Kentucky could roll so easily over No. 8 Florida. It's much easier for the Wildcats to talk about their goal.
"I told somebody we were going to blow them out today. I just felt it coming," said Lamb, who finished with 18 points in a 78-58 victory Tuesday night. "I knew it was coming for some reason. I don't know why."
Freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 13 points and 13 rebounds and Kentucky easily passed its toughest Southeastern Conference test to date for its 49th straight home win.
"We have this little swagger," freshman Anthony Davis said. "We just want to go out there and play hard and win. We're very capable of winning a national championship if we keep playing how we're playing."
The Wildcats (24-1, 10-0) matched their best start in league play since 2005 thanks to three freshmen starters who have jelled into a formidable defense to go along with their high-powered offense.
"We play together so well...