By BETH RUCKER
Associated Press Writer
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Volunteers sent coach
Phillip Fulmer out after 17 seasons with one last win over
The Vols (5-7, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) cruised to a 28-10
win over the Wildcats on Saturday night to extend the nation's
longest active winning streak by one team over another to 24 games.
They also avoided becoming the first team in Tennessee history
to lose eight games in a season.
An already bowl-eligible Kentucky (6-6, 2-6) was hoping to
impress the bowl scouts and avoid a third straight Music City Bowl
With only a few minutes left in the game and the score 28-3,
fans began chanting "Phillip Fulmer" - a far cry from the boos
they delivered him many times this season as the Vols struggled. He
was carried off the field on the shoulders of several of his
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