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Kentucky stays perfect with win over South Carolina

In their first road game of the season, Chris Rodriguez rushed for 144 yards.
Kentucky quarterback Will Levis (7) pitches the ball to Kentucky wide receiver Wan'Dale...
Kentucky quarterback Will Levis (7) pitches the ball to Kentucky wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson (1) in the first half of an NCAA college football game against South Carolina, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Hakim Wright Sr.)(Hakim Wright Sr. | AP)
Published: Sep. 25, 2021 at 10:12 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC. (WKYT) - The Kentucky Wildcats move to 4-0 with a 16-10 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks.

In their first road game of the season, Chris Rodriguez rushed for 144 yards. The Wildcats rushed for 230 yards as a team.

Kavosiey Smoke got Kentucky on the scoreboard with a touchdown in the first quarter. Quarterback Will Levis threw for 102 yards with one interception.

Kentucky held a 10-point lead heading into halftime following a 43-yard field goal from Matt Ruffolo. Ruffolo was a perfect 3/3 with his field goals tonight.

Kentucky is now 2-0 in SEC play for just the second time since the 1970′s.

The Wildcats return home to Kroger Field next Saturday for a meeting with the Florida Gators. No. 11 Florida will enter Lexington 3-1 following a win over Tennessee.

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