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Key talking points, numbers from Kentucky's 50-16 loss at Tennessee

Tennessee Volunteers tight end Ethan Wolf (82) caught a pass in front of Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Forrest (45) as the University of Kentucky played the University of Tennessee at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tn., Saturday, November 15, 2014. This is second quarter college football action. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Tennessee Volunteers tight end Ethan Wolf (82) caught a pass in front of Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Forrest (45) as the University of Kentucky played the University of Tennessee at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tn., Saturday, November 15, 2014. This is second quarter college football action. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

TALKING POINTS

■ The last time Kentucky won a road game was at Louisville in 2010.

■ How the 2014 season is remembered rides on if UK can finish with a win and become bowl eligible when its visits Papa John's Stadium on Nov. 29.

■ Kentucky may have progressed since last season, but it has regressed since Game 6 of this year. In all areas. Does that regression affect recruiting?

■ Who would have imagined that 23 games into the Air Raid offense, Kentucky's go-to play would be Towles running up the middle?

NUMBERS DON'T LIE

21: Consecutive road losses for UK. One more chance this year at Louisville.

126: Points allowed by the UK defense in the first half of its five-game losing streak.

14.6: Yards Tennessee averaged per play on its first drive.

315: Tennessee yards in the first half.

19: Tennessee first downs in the first half.

4: Age of UK offensive coordinator Neal Brown the last time Kentucky won at Tennessee (1984).

8: Number of times Tennessee has scored 50 or more points against UK since 1994.

1: Punts forced by UK over their last seven quarters (four against Georgia, first three against Tennessee).

113: Points allowed by Kentucky in those seven quarters.

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