LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Casey Clausen threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Mark Jones in the third quarter Saturday afternoon to ignite No. 8 Tennessee in its 20-7 win over Kentucky.
The eighth-ranked Volunteers (10-2) won their sixth straight game and forged a three-way tie for the SEC East title with Georgia and Florida. All three teams finished conference play at 6-2, but the tiebreakers likely favor Georgia.
Clausen's scoring pass to Jones 90 seconds into the third quarter put the Volunteers ahead to stay, 10-7.
James Wilhoit added a 47-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter and Cedric Houston iced the game with a 10-yard touchdown run with 1:27 left.
Kentucky (4-8, 1-7) lost its 18th straight game to the Volunteers and closed the season with a four-game losing streak.
Arliss Beach scored the Kentucky touchdown on a one-yard run in the first quarter.