(Saturday, November 14th)
Final Score: Kentucky 24, Vanderbilt 13
Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Derrick Locke ran for 144 yards and a touchdown and Randall Cobb added two more scores on the ground, as the Kentucky Wildcats bested the Vanderbilt Commodores, 24-13, in a SEC game at Vanderbilt Stadium.
The win was the fourth for the Wildcats (6-4, 2-4 SEC) in their last five starts and made them bowl eligible.
John Cole caught five passes for 61 yards and a touchdown for the Commodores (2-9, 0-7), who generated just 209 yards in total offense while suffering theirs seventh straight loss.
Cobb, who was questionable for the game because of an arm injury, gave the Wildcats a 7-0 lead on a 21-yard burst midway through the opening quarter.
Ryan Fowler got the Commodores on the board with field goals of 42 and 47 yards to cut Kentucky's lead to 7-6 five minutes into the second quarter.
Lones Seibler's 26-yard boot extended the Wildcats' lead to 10-6 four minutes later.
The Commodores grabbed the lead when Mackenzi Adams found Cole with a 21-yard scoring pass late in the half.
Cobb scored his second touchdown of the game on a three-yard run five minutes into the third quarter to cap a 75-yard drive.
Locke, who has been dealing with a knee injury, scored on a 14-yard run with five minutes left in the game.
Kentucky ran for 308 yards on the day, while Vanderbilt went for just 82 yards on the ground.
11/14 18:08:22 ET