Terry Wilson accounted for 340 yards and four touchdowns, Benny Snell Jr. rushed for two scores and No. 15 Kentucky blew out archrival Louisville 56-10 on Saturday night to win the Governor's Cup at Cardinal Stadium.
The Wildcats (9-3) scored TDs on all five first-half drives and never trailed in posting their first nine-win regular season since 1977.
Wilson earned the annual Howard Schnellenberger MVP Award for his performance, completing 17 of 23 passes for 261 yards and rushed for 79 in his biggest game with Kentucky.
This was Kentucky's most lopsided series win over the Cardinals (2-10) since `98 (68-34).
The Cardinals lost their ninth in a row and allowed 50 points for the seventh time this season.
Kentucky will prepare for its third consecutive bowl game, possibly on New Year's Day.
Louisville will begin searching for a replacement for coach Bobby Petrino, who was fired on Nov. 11 after a 2-8 start and succeeded by Lorenzo Ward on an interim basis.