Boxscore
Louisville 32, Kentucky 14
Sunday, September 2, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
Attendance - 55386

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Kentucky 0 7 7 0 14
Louisville 8 14 10 0 32

Recap


Louisville 32, Kentucky 14:
Jeremy Wright ran for three touchdowns and Teddy Bridgewater completed 19 of 21 passes as the Cardinals pulled away from the visiting Wildcats for the Governor’s Cup.
 
Bridgewater recorded 11 straight completions at one point and totaled 232 yards passing to lead a balanced Louisville offense. Senorise Perry rushed for 108 yards and Wright added 105. The Cardinals only had one 100-yard rusher in 2011 (Wright).

Louisville produced a touchdown on its first three drives, all of them at least 85 yards, to take a 22-7 halftime lead.
 
The Cardinals went 99 yards in 15 plays, controlling the ball for 8:21 and capping the drive with a 1-yard run from Wright with 3:11 left in the first quarter. The series included a 23-yard pass from Bridgewater to Damian Copeland on third and 9 from the Louisville 2-yard line and later a fourth-down conversion.

Louisville also tricked Kentucky by going for two, and Will Stein hit Marcus Smith for an 8-0 lead.
 
The Wildcats answered with Maxwell Smith’s 1-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Robinson, but the Cardinals responded quickly. Perry ran 47 yards for a score with 11:03 left in the second quarter. Louisville went 93 yards in 10 plays for their final touchdown of the first half - a Wright 14-yard run.
 
Smith was 35-of-50 for 280 yards and two scores. Kentucky had only a pair of 200-yard passing days in 2011 – one by Smith.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK: Louisville has beaten Kentucky two straight after dropping four in a row to the Wildcats. … Kentucky leads the series 14-11. … Kentucky’s La’Rod King had eight catches for 77 yards and a touchdown.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 3:11
Louisville   TD  Louisville 8 - Kentucky 0
2nd Quarter - 13:42
Kentucky   TD  Louisville 8 - Kentucky 7
2nd Quarter - 11:03
Louisville   TD  Louisville 15 - Kentucky 7
2nd Quarter - 4:17
Louisville   TD  Louisville 22 - Kentucky 7
3rd Quarter - 8:19
Louisville   FG  Louisville 25 - Kentucky 7
3rd Quarter - 4:37
Louisville   TD  Louisville 32 - Kentucky 7
3rd Quarter - 2:43
Kentucky   TD  Louisville 32 - Kentucky 14
TEAMS

Team Records

  Kentucky Louisville
W/L 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Kentucky Louisville
Score 14 32
First Downs 24 26
3rd Down Efficiency 7-for-13
54%
6-for-12
50%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-3
0%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 373 466
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 19-93 46-219
Average/Rush 4.9 4.8
Passing
Comp-Att 35-51 22-26
Passing Yards 280 247
Average/Pass Play 5.3 8.5
Penalties-Yards 3-17 6-42
Fumbles-Lost 2-2 3-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 23:39 36:21

PLAYER STATS

Kentucky (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Smith 35/50 280 2 0
G. McCaskill 0/1 0 0 0
Louisville (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Bridgewater 19/21 232 0 0
W. Stein 3/5 15 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Williams 10 62 6.2 0
R. Sanders III 3 38 12.7 0
M. Newton 1 4 4.0 0
L. Foster 1 -2 -2.0 0
M. Smith 3 -8 -2.7 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
S. Perry 16 108 6.8 1
J. Wright 22 105 4.8 3
T. Bridgewater 5 8 1.6 0
W. Stein 2 0 0.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
L. King 8 77 9.6 1
D. Collins 7 64 9.1 0
A. Boyd 3 36 12.0 0
R. Sanders III 3 23 7.7 0
G. McCaskill 2 21 10.5 0
C. Williams 3 21 7.0 0
D. Robinson 3 16 5.3 0
R. Shields 2 9 4.5 0
J. George 1 7 7.0 0
T. Robinson 2 5 2.5 1
D. Mobley 1 1 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Parker 3 57 19.0 0
D. Copeland 4 51 12.8 0
A. Smith 4 46 11.5 0
E. Rogers 2 24 12.0 0
J. Wright 2 21 10.5 0
N. Nord 3 19 6.3 0
J. Davis 1 12 12.0 0
S. Perry 1 10 10.0 0
S. Radcliff 2 7 3.5 0
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