Thursday October 16th, 2014

Kentucky Wildcats vs. LSU Tigers

The LSU Tigers (5-2) welcome the surprising Kentucky Wildcats (5-1) to Death Valley on Saturday night. LSU narrowly defeated the Florida Gators a week ago and will look to begin a winning streak when they step onto the field at home for the first time this month. For Kentucky, last weekend's win over UL-Monroe was its third straight win. The Wildcats' winning streak started against Vanderbilt. 

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to watch

Details for Saturday's game below: 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET

Live Stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV Coverage: SEC Network

Radio: For a list of LSU affiliates, click here. For a list of Kentucky affiliates, click here.

Season Recap

LSU

10/11: LSU 30, Florida 27

The Tigers were able to hold off Florida for their fifth win of the season. Leonard Fournette had a big day for LSU with 140 yards and three touchdowns. That was a much-needed boost for LSU, who managed only 110 yards and a touchdown through the air while completing less than 50 percent of its passes. On defense, the Tigers were able to force three turnovers. 

10/04: Auburn 41, LSU 7

LSU was unable to overcome a four-touchdown performance from Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall as the Tigers were blown out on the road. Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris combined for just 142 yards with no touchdowns on 8-of-24 passing. The lone score for the Tigers was a one-yard touchdown run from Kenny Hilliard late in the first quarter, but Auburn had already jumped out to a 17-point lead. The Tigers defense allowed Auburn to score 24 unanswered points.

09/27: LSU 63, New Mexico State 7

LSU was able to overcome four turnovers in their blowout win over the Aggies. Leonard Fournette rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown, while Brandon Harris threw for 178 yards and three touchdowns. Harris added another two scores on the ground. As a team, LSU rushed for 363 yards and five touchdowns.

09/20: Mississippi State 34, LSU 29

LSU lost its first game to Mississippi State at home since 1991. Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott racked up 373 total yards and three touchdowns. Bulldogs running back Josh Robinson added 197 yards on the ground and a score. The LSU offense was led by two 100-yard receivers in Travin Dural (124 yards) and Malachi Dupre (120 yards, two touchdowns).

09/13: LSU 31, Louisiana-Monroe 0

The LSU defense pitched their second shutout in as many weeks while holding Louisiana-Monroe to just 93 total yards. LSU had five players rush the ball at least seven times on their way to 219 team rushing yards and four touchdowns.

09/06: LSU 56, Sam Houston State 0

LSU ran for 334 yards as a team in the blowout win while Travin Dural again led the receiving corps with 140 yards and three touchdowns on only three catches. Freshman running back Leonard Fournette led the rushing attack with 92 yards and a touchdown.

08/30: LSU 28, Wisconsin 24

LSU scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to complete a comeback over the Badgers. Kenny Hilliard capped off the win with a 28-yard touchdown run. Hilliard finished the game with 110 rushing yards and 22 rushing yards. Travin Dural led the way for the Tigers with 151 receiving yards and a score.

Kentucky

10/11: Kentucky 48, UL Monroe 14

The Wildcats built off of the momentum gained by their upset win over South Carolina a week ago by scoring 45 unanswered points after being down 14-3 in the first quarter. Stanley Williams was a 100-yard rusher for Kentucky, while Patrick Towles threw for 216 yards and three touchdowns. Kentucky's defense forced three Warhawks turnovers. 

10/04: Kentucky 45, South Carolina 38

Kentucky was able to upset South Carolina thanks to 21 unanswered points to end the game. The game-winning touchdown came from Alvin Dupree, who returned an interception six yards for a touchdown with just 2:29 left on the clock. The pick-six was one of three turnovers for the Gamecocks. Jojo Kemp led the way for the Wildcats on the ground, with 131 rushing yards and three touchdowns. 

09/27: Kentucky 17, Vanderbilt 7

Kentucky earned a conference win in Week 5, snapping a 17-game losing streak against SEC teams. Patrick Towles threw for 201 yards, one touchdown and an interception. The defense held Vanderbilt to just 139 yards and forced three turnovers.

09/13Florida 36, Kentucky 30 (3 OT)

The loss to the Gators was Kentucky's first loss of the season. Sophomore quarterback Patrick Towles threw for 369 yards and three touchdowns, but he also had three interceptions. Garrett Johnson was the team's leading receiver with six catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns.

09/06: Kentucky 20, Ohio 3

Kentucky outgained Ohio 402-223. Wide receiver Ryan Timmons caught 10 passes for 95 yards, while Dorian Baker caught the only touchdown pass from Patrick Towles on the day.

08/30: Kentucky 59, UTM 14

The Wildcats scored 52 unanswered points to start the game. Patrick Towles threw for 377 yards and a touchdown in his first career start while adding another touchdown on the ground. Junior running back Braylon Heard carried the ball just twice but averaged 58 yards per touch on his way to a 116-yard, two touchdown performance.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.