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5-7, 4th in SEC - East

Wildcats could be Shreveport bound

There's not enough six-win teams to fill all of this winter's bowl games. Mark Schlabach predicts 5-7 Kentucky will face an ACC team. Bowl projections

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentucky QB Patrick Towles announced today on Instagram that he will transfer. Towles started Kentucky's first 10 games but had just four pass attempts with an interception in Saturday's loss to Louisville. He started all 12 games in 2014. The Wildcats lost six of their final seven contests this fall. Towles wrote on Instagram: "Although I wish my time here in Lexington could have ended another way, I'm eternally grateful."

Tough and Tender moments from Week 13 (1:16)
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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.

Team Stats

Passing Yards209.381st
Rushing Yards162.778th
Points For24.0Tied-97th
Points Against27.469th

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