Kentucky holds off Florida to reach SEC final

Doron Lamb scored 16 points to lead a ranked Kentucky Wildcats held off the 22nd-ranked 71, in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

Terrence Jones, Anthony Davis and Marquis Teague added 15 points apiece for the top-seeded Wildcats (32-1), who have won 24 in a row. Davis also pulled down 12 rebounds.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist donated 10 points and eight boards for Kentucky, which will play either Ole Miss or Vanderbilt in Sunday's title game.

Erik Murphy ended with a career-high 24 points for the Gators (23-10), who went 0-3 against the Wildcats this season and fell to 3-12 all-time against Kentucky in the SEC Tournament.

Bradley Beal tallied 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists for fourth- seeded Florida, which went 11-of-22 from three-point range. Patric Young had 10 points.