Kentucky Defeats Kent State 47-14 - Recap
Maxwell Smith was good for 354 yards through the air on Saturday as the Wildcats got past the Golden Flashes by a score of 47-14 at Commonwealth Stadium.
Kentucky was a favorite by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 46.5.
Raymond Sanders rushed for 115 yards, while Jonathan George added 52 yards in the win. Aaron Boyd and DeMarcus Sweat added 100 and 56 receiving yards respectively.
Trayion Durham rushed for 87 yards for Kent State, while Dri Archer added 78 yards. Spencer Keith threw for 227 yards for the Golden Flashes, while receivers Josh Boyle and Chris Humphrey had 64 and 36 yards respectively.
Kent State was outgained by Kentucky 539-409 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-24 by the Wildcats.
Kentucky lost the time of possession battle 35:51/24:09, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Kentucky looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Western Kentucky. Kent State will aim to get back on the winning track at Buffalo.