Tennessee blocks Gators' path to top spot

Saturday started with three unbeaten teams. It ended with none. Want to know why? Look no further than the upstart Volunteers and their national Coach of the Year candidate, writes Pat Forde.

Updated: January 23, 2006, 11:05 AM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- 'And One' Saturday is in the books, and it had nothing to do with the shoe company or a free throw after a made basket. It had to do with this:

Pittsburgh: 15 and one.

Duke: 17 and one.

And here, from rollicking Rocky Top, came the trifecta Saturday night. Good things and celebrity deaths allegedly come in threes, and on this day, so did the shocking losses for undefeated teams.

Florida: 17 and one.

'And oh' is ...

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