#5 Kentucky Posts Convincing Win Over #1 Tennessee

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WBKO) --- PJ Washington scored 23 points and Keldon Johnson added 19 points as fifth-ranked Kentucky rolled to an impressive 86-69 victory over top-ranked Tennessee in college basketball Saturday night at Lexington, Kentucky.

The Wildcats trailed just once, during the opening minute of the game after a jumper by the Volunteers' Jordan Bone accounted for the opening points of the game.

Kentucky led 37-31 at halftime and had a strong second-half surge to push the lead to as many as 24 points.

Tyler Herro posted a double-double for the victorious Wildcats, scoring 15 points and grabbing 13 rebounds.

Kentucky is now 10-2 in SEC play and 21-overall.



 
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