Noel injured in No. 25 Kentucky's loss

Updated: February 12, 2013, 11:02 PM ET
Associated Press

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Kentucky's Nerlens Noel rushed back on defense, blocked Mike Rosario's layup from behind and then awkwardly landed on his left leg.

He crashed into the basket support, dropped to the ground and started screaming as he clutched his left knee.

It may have been his final play of the season.

Noel, the nation's top shot-blocker, injured his knee with about 8 minutes to play in the 25th-ranked Wildcats' 69-52 loss to No. 7 Florida on Tuesday night.

"I'm ...

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