No. 1 Kentucky holds off LSU’s furious upset bid _lowres

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- LSU's Keith Hornsby scores a layup in the first half of LSU's 69-71 loss to No. 1 Kentucky last season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Advocate sportswriter Sheldon Mickles provides pregame news and notes before Saturday's Florida at LSU men's basketball game at 12 p.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.