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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.

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Tennessee23-1
2 Duke22-2
3 Gonzaga24-2
4 Virginia21-2
5 Kentucky20-4
6 Michigan22-3
7 Nevada23-1
8 North Carolina19-5
9 Houston24-1
10 Marquette21-4
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas19-6
2 Duke22-2
3 Houston24-1
4 Virginia21-2
5 Gonzaga24-2
6 LSU20-4
7 Tennessee23-1
8 North Carolina19-5
9 Buffalo22-3
10 Villanova20-5
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