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Cats out to snap nations' longest losing streak

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - All streaks are meant to be broken. At
least thats what Kentucky coach Rich Brooks is hoping when the
Wildcats travel to Tennessee on Saturday.
Kentucky (6-5, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) ends the regular
season looking to better its bowl game outlook against the
Volunteers (4-6, 2-5), a team that has beaten the Wildcats 22
straight times. That's the longest active winning streak by one
program over another in the country.
Brooks said Monday all streaks come to an end at some point and
he believes this year will be Kentuckys chance against the
struggling Volunteers. Brooks added that the Wildcats have done a
poor job of making the annual season-ending game more of a
competition and that Kentucky needs to win to make it a true
"rivalry" game.
The game will mark the end of Tennessee coach Phil Fulmers
17-year tenure, and Brooks said he expects an emotional effort by
the Volunteer players in support of their outgoing coach.

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