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No. 5 Kentucky ends No. 1 Vols' streak

(AP Photo/James Crisp)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) No. 5 Kentucky got the strong start it sought against No. 1 Tennessee and for a moment was blowing out the Volunteers.

Most important was that the Wildcats finished off the Vols on a national stage, just what they needed days after letting one slip away.

PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and Kentucky beat Tennessee 86-69 Saturday night to end the Volunteers' school-record, 19-game winning streak.


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Tennessee23-2
2 Duke23-2
3 Gonzaga25-2
4 Virginia22-2
5 Kentucky21-4
6 Michigan23-3
7 Nevada24-1
8 North Carolina20-5
9 Houston24-1
10 Marquette21-4
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke23-2
2 Kansas20-6
3 Houston24-1
4 Virginia22-2
5 Gonzaga25-2
6 LSU21-4
7 Kentucky21-4
8 Tennessee23-2
9 Michigan23-3
10 North Carolina20-5
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