Kentucky-Missouri Postgame Notes

Nov. 9, 2013

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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.