Kentucky Defense More Than Just Davis

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The Spiderman in the middle, the one who blocks more shots by himself than most teams, the one who Tuesday night was the subject of a game-day poster, he gets all the attention.

But Kentucky's defense is more than Anthony Davis.

Eighth-ranked Florida found that out Tuesday night in Rupp Arena.

See, the Gators (7-1 in the SEC) were supposed to present a different challenge.

Florida wouldn't take it right at the general of the Kentucky SWAT team. The Gators were all about their crafty guards. The Gators were all about excelling from the perimeter. The Gators were all about the three-point shot.

In fact, they led the nation in made three-pointers per game, averaging 10.5. They were making 40 percent of their shots behind the arc.

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