NCAA Game Summary - Georgia at Kentucky
(Saturday, October 23rd)
Final Score: Georgia 44, Kentucky 31
Lexington, KY (Sports Network) - Washaun Ealey set a school record with five rushing touchdowns to lead the Georgia Bulldogs to a 44-31 victory over the Kentucky Wildcats in SEC action.
Ealey posted a season-high 157 rushing yards on 28 attempts for Georgia (4-4, 3-3 SEC), which has won its last three games.
Mike Hartline threw for 353 yards and four touchdowns in defeat for Kentucky (4-4, 1-4).
Just three minutes into the contest, Ealey opened the scoring with a three- yard touchdown run.
Kentucky cut its deficit to 7-3 with a 41-yard field goal by Craig McIntosh, but Georgia answered back immediately with a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Brandon Boykin. After one quarter of action, the Bulldogs owned a 14-3 advantage.
Georgia stretched its lead to 28-3 in the second quarter on a pair of two-yard Ealey touchdowns.
Just before halftime, Kentucky managed to reach the end zone for the first time, as Hartline and La'Rod King hooked up for a 35-yard pitch and catch to make the score 28-10.
The teams each managed one touchdown in the third quarter. After Ealey reached paydirt from two yards out, King hauled in a 22-yard touchdown pass from Hartline. After 45 minutes, Georgia owned a 34-17 edge.
In the final frame, the Bulldogs got a one-yard touchdown run by Ealey and a 30-yard field goal from Blair Walsh. Hartline threw a pair of scores in that fourth quarter, a 39-yarder to Chris Matthews and a nine-yarder to Raymond Sanders.
The Bulldogs turned four Kentucky turnovers into 17 points, a key to the victory.
10/24 00:16:25 ET