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COUNTRY'S TOP THREE ALL NOTCH WINS; NATIONAL TITLE PICTURE STAYS MUDDLED

The national championship picture didn't clear up at all Saturday as the top three teams kept on winning.

Fullback Shawn Bryson ran for two touchdowns, including a 58-yarder in a 24-point second period, as No. 1 Tennessee (10-0) overwhelmed Kentucky, 59-21.

The Vols should remain in the top spot in the Bowl Championship Series standings that will determine which two teams play for the national championship in the Fiesta Bowl. Tennessee can complete a perfect season with a win next Saturday at Vanderbilt and a victory in the SEC title game Dec. 5.

If Tennessee wins out, Kansas State and UCLA will need to win their finales in two weeks and hope the BCS computer tips the scales in their direction.

The No. 2 Wildcats (11-0), one spot behind UCLA in the BCS standing, got a TD pass and a TD run from Michael Bishop to complete the first undefeated regular season in school history with a 31-25 win at No. 19 Missouri.

The No. 3 Bruins beat Southern California, 34-17, to win their 20th straight game behind 109 yards rushing and four TDs from DeShaun Foster.

Looming on the outside if two of those three teams lose, are No. 5 Florida State and No. 7 Ohio State, who beat their arch rivals on Saturday.

Peter Warrick had a 32-yard touchdown reception and threw a 46-yard touchdown pass off a reverse as the Seminoles scored the final 17 points to beat the Gators, 23-12.

The Buckeyes beat No. 11 Michigan, 31-16, for just the second time in 11 years to win a share of the Big Ten title. But Ohio State lost a chance to go to the Rose Bowl when No. 13 Wisconsin beat No. 16 Penn State, 24-3.

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