Rebels Down Kentucky 42-35 - Match Report
Brandon Bolden scampered through the Kentucky defense for 108 yards as Mississippi handed the Wildcats a 42-35 defeat on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Mississippi was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 57.5.
Jeremiah Masoli completed 9 of 17 pass attempts for 90 yards for the Rebels in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Derrick Locke rushed for 68 yards for Kentucky, while Mike Hartline added 24 yards. Mike Hartline threw for 300 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Derrick Locke and Randall Cobb had 108 and 108 yards respectively.
Mississippi lost the offensive yardage battle to Kentucky 424-301 yards in Saturday's game. Kentucky had more first downs as that total ended up 21-19.
The time of possession battle favored Mississippi as their offense was on the field for 30:19, longer than the 29:41 of their opponents.
Next game, Mississippi takes its act on the road to face Alabama looking for another win. For Kentucky, they head home to face Auburn.