Kentucky 10, Tennessee 7: The Streak Ends Not With a Bang, But With a Whimper

Of all the improbable ways for Kentucky to end Tennessee's epic winning streak in the two teams' series, this had to be among the least likely. The Wildcats passed for a miniscule 16 yards -- that's not a typo -- and saw perhaps their worst team since the early Rich Brooks era defeat the Vols in a defensive slugfest.

Which is improbable enough. But throw in the fact that the Wildcats did that with a senior wide receiver stepping in at quarterback and Tennessee needing the win for bowl eligibility, and throw in the fact that Kentucky's beleaguered defense shut down Tyler Bray and the rest of the Vols offense, and it becomes almost as improbable as the run that Tennessee was on.

For the Vols, of course, it means another small blow to Derek Dooley's rebuilding project. Year 1 under Dooley's logic actually turned out worse than Year 0, with no bowl bid and the only SEC win coming in overtime against Vanderbilt. Tennessee clinches the bottom of the SEC East with the loss. Improbable, indeed.

Woo Pig Sooie

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