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2015 Schedule
5-7, 5th in SEC - East
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A familiar script for Kentucky

For the second straight season, in-state rival Louisville stopped Kentucky from reaching bowl eligibility on the final week of the season.


Louisville interception seals victory

Louisville's Jermaine Reve picks off Kentucky QB Patrick Towles late in the fourth quarter. Cardinals QB Lamar Jackson ran for 186 yards and two TDs in the 38-24 win.


Louisville goes up two scores

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson scores his second rushing touchdown. The Cardinals have outscored the Wildcats 31-0 in the second half.


Louisville takes its first lead

Louisville RB Brandon Radcliff runs for a 4-yard TD to give the Cardinals a 31-24 lead. The Cards have scored 24 unanswered in the second half.


It's all tied up in Lexington

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson throws a 35-yard touchdown pass to James Quick to make it 24-24. Kentucky led 24-7 at halftime.


Jackson running all over Kentucky

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson runs for 29 yards to set up a touchdown. Jackson has run for more than 100 yards since entering the game late in the first quarter. The Cats lead 24-17.


Cardinals cut deficit to two scores

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson connects with James Quick for an 18-yard gain. The Cardinals now trail 24-10 after a 37-yard field goal.

Can Kentucky hold on to comfy lead?

Kentucky is up 24-7 at halftime over in-state rival Louisville. The Wildcats need the victory to become bowl eligible. Live on SECN, WatchESPN


Wildcats extend lead before halftime

Kentucky RB Mikel Horton catches a short pass and makes defenders whiff en route to an 18-yard gain on third and fifteen. The Cats added a field goal on the drive to go up 24-7.


Johnson comes down with tipped pass

Kentucky's Garrett Johnson was at the right place at the right time, catching a tipped pass intended for another receiver.


Jackson throws red zone interception

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson is picked off by Kentucky's J.D. Harmon. That's the third interception for the Wildcats' defense.


Bobby Petrino not happy with punt

Joshua Appleby's punt out of the end zone went only 19 yards for Louisville, handing Kentucky the ball at the 25-yard line.


Jackson puts Louisville on the board

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson runs untouched for a 16-yard touchdown. The Cardinals trail 21-7 late in the first quarter at Kentucky.


Jackson gives Cardinals a spark

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson enters the game and connects with James Quick for a 38-yard gain. It only took two more plays for the Cardinals to score.


81-yard pick six puts Cats up 21-0

Kentucky's Josh Forrest picked off Louisville QB Kyle Bolin and took it 81 yards to the house. The Wildcats lead 21-0 in the first quarter on SEC Network.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Hello Kentucky. The Wildcats, who are seeking a win to become bowl-eligible for the first time since the 2010 season, jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead over in-state rival Louisville. Redshirt freshman QB Drew Barker led a textbook opening drive and the Wildcats have 14 points off turnovers -- a Boom Williams TD run following an AJ Stamps interception plus an 81-yard INT return by LB Josh Forrest.


Boom Williams punches it in

Kentucky RB Stanley "Boom" Williams runs through Louisville defenders and extends the ball into the end zone to give the Wildcats a 14-0 early advantage.

Kentucky rushing ahead of Louisville

Kentucky's 14-point lead in the first quarter against Louisville is its largest in the series since 2010 (the last time the Wildcats beat the Cardinals). Kentucky already has 2 rushing TDs today and now has 8 rushing TDs in its last 2 games -- it had 8 rushing TDs in its previous 6 games combined. Live on SECN, WatchESPN


A.J. Stamps picks off Kyle Bolin

Kentucky's A.J. Stamps intercepts Louisville QB Kyle Bolin's pass and takes it to the Cardinals' 13-yard line. The Wildcats would then punch it in to go up 14-0.


Kentucky strikes first in Governor's Cup

Kentucky QB Drew Barker calls his own number and scores on third down and goal. It was a 10-play, 75-yard opening drive for the Wildcats.


Great start for Kentucky offense

Kentucky QB Drew Barker connects with Garrett Johnson for a 31-yard gain to the Louisville 46-yard line. The big play fueled an opening-drive touchdown for the Wildcats.

Watch: Louisville vs. Kentucky

Louisville will try to prevent Kentucky from going bowling for the second straight season. Kentucky has not been to a bowl game since the 2010 season, the longest drought in the SEC and fourth-longest among Power-5 teams. Live on SECN, WatchESPN

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Breaking down the Governor's Cup

Kentucky's all-time lead in the series is on the line. The Wildcats are also playing for bowl eligibility and trying to snap a four-game losing streak to in-state rival Louisville.

Team Stats

Passing Yards210.380th
Rushing Yards169.167th
Points For24.0Tied-100th
Points Against26.563rd

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