Thursday October 23rd, 2014

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Kentucky Wildcats

The No. 1 Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-0) travel to Lexington to play the Kentucky Wildcats (5-2) on Saturday. Mississippi State capitalized on several Auburn turnovers to jump out to a 21-0 lead en route to a 38-23 victory two weeks ago. Kentucky had its three-game winning streak snapped when it lost 41-3 against LSU last week.

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

How to watch

Kickoff: 3:30 p.m.

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: CBS

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

Season recaps

Mississippi State

10/11: Mississippi State 38, Auburn 23

Mississippi State forced two turnovers during a 59-second stretch of the first quarter and scored 21 points in the first quarter. Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott completed 18 of 34 passes for 246 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. He also rushed for 121 yards and two scores. The Bulldogs and Tigers each had four turnovers with five interceptions being thrown in the game.

10/04: Mississippi State 48, Texas A&M 31

Mississippi State vaulted itself into the national title conversation with a convincing win over the Aggies. Dak Prescott entered the Heisman conversation with 268 yards passing and two touchdowns. On the ground, he had 77 yards and three more scores. The Bulldogs racked up 559 yards of total offense on the Aggies. 

09/20: Mississippi State 34, LSU 29

Mississippi State pulled off a stunning win in Death Valley in its opening SEC game of the season. In the Bulldogs' victory, Dak Prescott threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns. He also added 105 rushing yards on 22 carries and another score on the ground. Wide receiver Jameon Lewis finished the game with 116 yards on five catches with a score. At the start of the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs were up 34-10. 

09/13: Mississippi State 35, South Alabama 3

The Bulldogs earned an easy win over South Alabama. Dak Prescott threw for 201 yards and one touchdown. He also went topped 100 yards on the ground again, finishing up with 139 yards on 14 carries. Mississippi State finished with 514 yards of total offense in the win. 

09/06: Mississippi State 47, UAB 34

Mississippi State held off a scrappy UAB team for the win in its second contest of the season. Dak Prescott finished the game with 211 yards through the air and four touchdowns. He added 111 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Running back Josh Robinson was the top performer out of the backfield with 124 yards on 20 carries. 

08/30: Mississippi State 49, Southern Miss 0

The Bulldogs opened up their season with a convincing win over the Eagles. Dak Prescott threw for 284 yards and four touchdowns. Josh Robinson led the way on the ground with 87 yards on 14 carries. On the afternoon, Mississippi State racked up 550 yards of total offense.


10/18: LSU 41, Kentucky 3

The Wildcats were limited to 217 total yards and only managed a field goal in the first quarter. Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles completed 19 of 36 passes for 146 yards. The Wildcats gave up 303 rushing yards to LSU, including 127 yards and two touchdowns to Terrence McGee.

10/11: Kentucky 48, UL Monroe 14

The Wildcats built off of the momentum gained by their upset win over South Carolina the previous week by scoring 45 unanswered points after being down 14-3 in the first quarter. Stanley Williams was a 100-yard rusher for the Wildcats, 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.

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