Kentucky blanked Youngstown State 31-0 at Kroger Field Saturday afternoon, improving to 3-0 (1-0 SEC) on the season.
The shutout was the first under Mark Stoops and the first for Kentucky football since a 42-0 victory vs. Miami (Ohio) in 2009.
The win moved Kentucky up in the updated Associated Press Poll, climbing one spot to No. 8 this week. Kentucky and Oklahoma State swapping places were the only changes to the Top 10 of the poll this week.
No. 8 Kentucky returns to action vs. Northern Illinois Saturday night at Kroger Field. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. on ESPN 2.
Below is the AP Poll entering Week 4.
- Ohio State
- Oklahoma State
- North Carolina State
- Penn State
- Ole Miss
- Wake Forest
- Texas A&M
Others receiving votes:
Michigan State 91, Florida State 85, Appalachian State 77, North Carolina 72, Washington State 62, Cincinnati 52, Oregon State 49, Minnesota 48, Kansas 23, Syracuse 7, LSU 6, Wisconsin 4