Why was Kentucky able to beat Tennessee like that?

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Kentucky ended Tennessee's winning streak on Saturday by beating the Vols 86-69.

Why were the Wildcats able to do that?

If you look at the stats, you'll see that Tennessee played arguably its worst game of the season.

Kentucky may have played its best game to date.

Tennessee was held to just 69 points -- 15 points below the season average.

The Cats held Tennessee to a season-low 26 rebounds, and the Vols shot just 40% from the field and 28% from 3-point range.

The loss is Tennessee's first in 20 games, and serves as a chance to re-focus before facing Vanderbilt on Tuesday.

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