Kentucky beats Florida, wins SEC Tourney title

ATLANTA, Ga. (WVLT) -- Kentucky beat Florida 70-54 Sunday in Atlanta to claim its second consecutive SEC Tournament championship.

Brandon Knight led four Wildcats in double figures, scoring 17 points to lead Kentucky to its third win in as many days.

Kentucky beat Ole Miss in the quarterfinals and Alabama in the semifinals to advance to the title game.

The Wildcats claim the SEC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The conference is expected to have between four and six teams in the tournament, with Georgia and Alabama resting firmly on the bubble.