Posted February 12, 2013 on florida.scout.com
Florida's physicality led the Gators to a 69-52 victory in Tuesday's Kentucky Wildcats matchup. Afterwards, players Patric Young, Mike Rosario, Scottie Wilbekin and Casey Prather discussed taking on UK's star player Nerlens Noel as well as Prather's continued success in stepping up for his team.
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