Kentucky Wildcats Football: News and Notes from Missouri Tigers Game

Nov 9, 2013; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Jalen Whitlow (2) runs the ball agaisnt Missouri Tigers linebacker Kony Ealy (47) at Commonwealth Stadium. Missouri defeated Kentucky 47-17. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky Postgame Notes
Missouri at Kentucky
Commonwealth Stadium, Lexington, Ky., Nov. 9, 2013

FINAL SCORE: Missouri 48, Kentucky 17

Team Records and Series Notes
Kentucky is 2-7 overall, 0-5 in the Southeastern Conference. Missouri, entering the day ranked ninth in the nation, is 9-1, 5-1 in league play.
The series is tied 2-2.

Team Notes
Kentucky made a field goal on the first offensive possession. It was the fourth time this season that UK has scored on its first possession, including the second game in a row.
Kentucky scored a touchdown on its first possession of the second half, also the second game in a row UK began the second half with a score.
Kentucky lost a fumble in the third quarter, its only turnover of the day, ending the school-record streak of four consecutive games without a turnover.
Kentucky had a season-high time of possession of 37:26.
Kentucky returns to action Sat. Nov. 16 as the Wildcats travel to Vanderbilt. Game time is set for 12:21 p.m. EST, 11:21 a.m. CST in Nashville.

Individual Notes
Quarterback Jalen Whitlow completed 17 of 27 passes and tied a career high with 225 passing yards. He also had 225 passing yards last season at Tennessee
Whitlow rushed for a net 44 yards, including a one-yard touchdown run that is his team-high sixth TD of the year.
Raymond Sanders rushed for 34 yard and a touchdown today, moving into sole possession of 18th place on the UK career rushing list. He has 1,482 rushing yards as a Wildcat. Sanders also caught four passes for 70 yards today.
Joe Mansour made his only field goal attempt of the day, a 21-yard kick on UK’s opening possession. Mansour has hit 11 of 12 field goals this season.
Freshman nickelback Blake McClain tied a career high with seven tackles.
Linebacker TraVaughn Pascal made five tackles, including a career-high three tackles for loss.
A.J. Legree caused a fumble on a kickoff return that was recovered by Tre Dunn, the first of his career for each player.
Tristian Johnson had his second caused fumble of the season, with freshman nickelback Marcus McWilson making the first recovery of his career.
A.J. Legree made his first collegiate start at wide receiver.

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