Florida hardly lived up to its first-ever No. 1 ranking last night.
Keith Bogans scored 15 points -- all in the first half -- as No. 6 Kentucky used overwhelming defense to beat the Gators, 70-55, and snap the Gators' 14-game winning streak.
Gerald Fitch had 14 points for Kentucky (17-3, 7-0 Southeastern Conference), which won its 11th straight game, its second-longest winning streak in Coach Tubby Smith's six seasons. The Wildcats hadn't won their first seven league games since 1997-98, their last national championship season.
"Our guys hung our heads when the shots weren't falling," Florida Coach Billy Donovan said. "Our mind-set was too much on offense and scoring. They took us out of our game."
Anthony Roberson scored 18 points for the Gators (18-3, 7-1), who shot 34 percent (17 of 50), including 36 percent (5 of 14) from three-point range.
The Gators hit four of their first seven shots before Kentucky's defense seized control.
"We think we're the No. 1 team. That's what we wanted to show everybody," Fitch said. "I think we did a good job of showing them."
* COLORADO 93, TEXAS 80: Michel Morandais scored 24 points, including a tiebreaking three-pointer with 1 minute 58 seconds left that triggered a 13-0 run, as the host Buffaloes upset No. 3 Texas.
Colorado (13-7, 3-4 Big 12), which beat a top 10 team for the second time in 13 days, also got 23 points from Blair Wilson and 18 points and 14 rebounds from Stephane Pelle..
* PITTSBURGH 68, PROVIDENCE 61: The Panthers, normally a mediocre foul shooting team, made just enough free throws down the stretch to overcome Ryan Gomes's 26 points.
Ontario Lett scored 15 of his 18 points in the first half as the No. 4 Panthers (16-2, 6-1 Big East) opened a 13-point lead, then withstood a determined Providence comeback to stay unbeaten at home this season.
"I'm disappointed we gave up the lead again, but making our free throws was huge," Pitt Coach Ben Howland said.
* CREIGHTON 84, NORTHERN IOWA 75: In Omaha, Neb., Michael Lindeman scored 20 points, including two three-pointers late in the game, to lift the No. 13 Bluejays.
The victory made Creighton (20-2, 10-1 Missouri Valley Conference) the first Division I team to reach 20 wins this season.
* VIRGINIA UNION 99, BOWIE STATE 96: Bowie State, ranked ninth in Division II men's basketball, had its 15-game winning streak snapped in overtime at home.
Virginia Union's Lugman Jaaber sank the game-winning three-pointer with 22 seconds left in the extra session. Bowie State (19-2, 11-1 CIAA) missed two three-point attempts at the end of the game.
The Bulldogs were led by Tim Washington, who had 22 points and seven rebounds.
Virginia Tech Women Win
Ieva Kublina scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed six rebounds as Virginia Tech beat host Seton Hall, 55-46.
Kublina was 4 of 4 from three-point range for the Hokies (15-5, 6-3 Big East). Carrie Mason added 11 points and six assists.
Seton Hall (11-8, 5-4) was led by Melissa Langelier's 11 points.
* CONNECTICUT 87, ST. JOHN'S 46: Jessica Moore had 16 points, and No. 1 Connecticut extended its NCAA-record winning streak to 60 games with a victory in New York.
The game was the first for the Huskies (21-0, 8-0 Big East) since beating then-No. 1 Duke, 77-65, on Saturday.
"They played exactly the way I wanted them to," Connecticut Coach Geno Auriemma said. "It would have been easy to say 'It's not Duke. It's not number one against number two,' but we're becoming a more mature team and now we don't worry about who the opponent is."