South Carolina Defeats Kentucky 54-3 - Recap
South Carolina's aerial attack produced 311 yards and the Gamecocks produced a 54-3 victory over Kentucky on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
South Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 20.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 42.5.
Marcus Lattimore rushed for 102 yards, while Bruce Ellington added 61 yards in the win. Alshon Jeffery and Ace Sanders added 95 and 53 receiving yards respectively.
Morgan Newton rushed for 54 yards for Kentucky, while Josh Clemons added 10 yards. Morgan Newton threw for 17 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers La'Rod King and Matt Roark had 8 and 7 yards respectively.
Kentucky was outgained by South Carolina 639-96 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 32-6 by the Gamecocks.
Kentucky lost the time of possession battle 38:37/21:23, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
South Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Mississippi State. Kentucky will aim to get back on the winning track vs Jacksonville State.