LEXINGTON, Ky. - Tennessee never seemed right Saturday night.
Beaten to loose balls. Pounded on the boards. In a surprising twist, the Volunteers were the less physical team against Kentucky.
But it was a phrase uttered by coach Rick Barnes that may have resonated the most after his top-ranked Vols fell 86-69 to the fifth-ranked Wildcats in front of a wild crowd of 24,467 at Rupp Arena, putting an end to Tennessee's program-record 19-game winning streak.
"I thought it was the most selfish we played all year," he said.