Kentucky breezes past North Florida behind Jacob Toppin

Jacob Toppin collected 20 points and 10 rebounds to lift No. 15 Kentucky to a 96-56 victory over visiting North Florida on Wednesday in Lexington, Ky.Antonio Reeves scored 20 points in his first start of the season and reigning NCAA Player of the Year Oscar Tshiebwe had 16 points, 15 rebounds, five assists, three steals and two blocks for Kentucky.Chris Livingston contributed nine points off the bench and Cason Wallace added eight as the Wildcats (4-2) bounced back from a high-profile 88-72 loss to No. 2 Gonzaga on Sunday.While Kentucky shot 39.1 percent from the floor (27 of 69) against the Bulldogs, it had little difficulty with its offense on Wednesday. The Wildcats made a robust 47.9 percent of their shots from the floor (35 of 73) and 37.5 percent from 3-point range (9 of 24).Kentucky, which extended its home winning streak to 23 games, also enjoyed a decided 50-35 edge in rebounds — including an 18-12 advantage on the offensive glass.Jarius Hicklen scored 17 points and Jonathan Aybar added eight off the bench for the Ospreys (1-4), who have lost two in a row.

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