South Carolina riding wave of 'huge' victory over Lady Vols

Players buying into coach Staley's plan

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, left, talks to La'Keisha Sutton in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in Knoxville, Tenn. South Carolina won 64-60. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, left, talks to La'Keisha Sutton in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in Knoxville, Tenn. South Carolina won 64-60. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

South Carolina's Dawn Staley and her coaching staff laid out the plan, and the players supplied the conviction.

The result of their collaboration was a 64-60 victory over Tennessee last February. The victory was the Gamecocks' first in Knoxville and their first anywhere over the Lady Vols since 1980. It was achieved with a poised rally that wiped out a seven-point deficit inside the final five minutes.

"It was huge," Staley said. "It was huge in that our players really believed they could win. When you have incredible belief like that and it comes to fruition, it helps build the coach/player relationship."

The ripple effect helped carry the Gamecocks to 25 victories and a Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA tournament last season. It was evident in November, Staley indicated, when they signed 6-foot-4 center Alaina Coates, a recruit ranked No. 28 in the Class of 2013 by ESPN HoopGurlz.

The Gamecocks still are riding the wave into the rematch with No. 12 Tennessee (9-3) tonight at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C. (TV: SportSouth, 9 p.m.). Despite replacing four starters, they're 12-1 and ranked No. 18 nationally. In their lone loss, they pushed then-No. 1 Stanford into a frantic final minute before losing 53-49.

"I think it's a sign of Dawn and her ability to teach and get her young players to follow," UT coach Holly Warlick said of her South Carolina counterpart. "... They have the mind-set of their coach. They play hard."

In her first season as the Lady Vols' head coach, Warlick has a better appreciation for building relationships in a Staley-like manner. She used several grueling practices last week and a one-game overhaul of the starting lineup to make a point about playing harder.

Now she's rallying the troops after losing starter Cierra Burdick. The sophomore forward is out indefinitely after suffering a fractured right hand on Monday. Senior Taber Spani will start in her place.

Warlick regards all coaching exercises in terms of the same general purpose.

"I think it's how are you going to get them to play at their best level," she said. "I think Dawn understands it for her team and the more I'm involved with this team, the more I understand it."

When she returned to Knoxville last June to be inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, Staley conceded that developing a rapport with her players at South Carolina was more difficult than her first coaching job, at Temple.

"I really felt lost that first year," the three-time Olympic gold medalist said. "They weren't getting it at all and I didn't see them getting it until the following year."

Last season's breakthrough didn't occur without what Staley described as "a knockdown, drag-out" team meeting following a three-game losing streak in mid-January.

In her fifth season at South Carolina, the foundation of Staley's program sits squarely on defense. The Gamecocks led the SEC, allowing opponents 45.5 points per game on average.

Rebounding has improved dramatically this season. The Gamecocks have the conference's top margin at plus-13.3. Aleighsa Welch, a 6-0 sophomore forward, is third individually, averaging 9.2 per game. Two of her teammates — Ashley Bruner and Tiffany Mitchell — are ranked in the top 20.

"Sometimes, we don't get as many talented players as other programs," Staley said. "We have to find ways to level the playing field. We try to do it in old-fashioned ways."

There's no way around the need for more scoring punch, however. Departed senior Markeshia Grant's career-high 27 points were vital to last season's win over UT.

"We have to instill in them that confidence they have defensively on the offensive end," Staley said.

Regardless of the challenge involved, that's her plan. Recent history suggests that the players will be receptive.

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voloffaith writes:

Staleyettes will probably prevail now that Burdick is out...probably ten point margin...Lady Vols have to grow up and quick to prevail in the environment they will face here 2maro night.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

Whatever.

Her team completely choked, missing FORTY-FIVE shots, against Stanford.

Even with that, if they hit FT's down the stretch they have a chance.

UConn showed how weak Stanford really is.

My prediction is UConn destroys ND this season, but will still struggle with Baylor.

The 2 best teams in the USA are Baylor and UConn, no one else is close.

RashaadSalabeb writes:

At least Florida is getting their buttocks kicked!

Go Vols!

jt45 writes:

If the Lady Vols play full pressure defense for the whole game their transition offense should put up enough points to win this one even without Burdick. Also going to need Spani to hit a few. Harrison and Graves should own the paint. As Simmons goes so does the team.
If she is on they win easily.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

Athletically, So. Carolina is a match or maybe better than UT.

Shooting wise, and poise wise.....not so much.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to emailnodata:

Athletically, So. Carolina is a match or maybe better than UT.

Shooting wise, and poise wise.....not so much.

Dang it, meant to say
"neither team has much".

It's early.

tonyvick#213307 writes:

How is it that the whole team can go into a shooting slump at the same time? May I suggest it's called lack of confidence when that happens. "Shooters" don't let that happen tonight. Spani, Simmons, Williams

AllforTenn writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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Get real. The one SC loss is to the only ranked team they played. By the way, "Middle School Team" Chattanooga is no slouch and beat Furman worse than SC did.

ModelMaker writes:

I believe Jasmine Jones is going to have to step-up big time and get a lot of playing minutes if the Lady Vols are going to come out of there with a win; Assuming the rest of the team plays well also. End of story.

cdtnladyvols931#663910 writes:

If TN plays their defense like they did against Rutgers they should come out a winner!!!! Also, I hope they have decent officials for the game that calls it both ways! The W Virginia- Oklahoma game last night; OU got away with turnovers GALORE!I hope Staley changes her expression, she either looks like she is about to cry or she is constipated! The toughest game that SC has played was Stanford. GO LADY VOLS! PLEASE HIT THOSE PERIMETER SHOTS!!!!

tovolny writes:

in response to emailnodata:

Whatever.

Her team completely choked, missing FORTY-FIVE shots, against Stanford.

Even with that, if they hit FT's down the stretch they have a chance.

UConn showed how weak Stanford really is.

My prediction is UConn destroys ND this season, but will still struggle with Baylor.

The 2 best teams in the USA are Baylor and UConn, no one else is close.

I had a bird dog one time that was very good at pointing Quail and Grouse. The problem was, however, he would also point Meadowlarks. Though he knew the difference, he seemed to be amused at watching me flush the birds and not shooting. The dog would actually lie down and roll as if he were laughing. The dog's name was Tempo...strange that I would think of him after reading what you wrote.
None -the-less, rolling around on the floor was good for me.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to tovolny:

I had a bird dog one time that was very good at pointing Quail and Grouse. The problem was, however, he would also point Meadowlarks. Though he knew the difference, he seemed to be amused at watching me flush the birds and not shooting. The dog would actually lie down and roll as if he were laughing. The dog's name was Tempo...strange that I would think of him after reading what you wrote.
None -the-less, rolling around on the floor was good for me.

"rolling around on the floor was good for me"

Rebut away.

Or roll on the floor as many of the mentally infirm, lap dogs, and small swine are so fond of doing.

Start with the 45 shots Staley's team sissified in choking vs Stanford.

Theo writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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Hate to reply to a DA troll but the truth is this team is already mentally tougher than the Lady Vol team of last year and probably the last three years.
Loved those kids but Glory was the only starter on the team who was mentally tough. Graves, Burdick and Harrison are all tougher at this point in their career than most of our seniors from last year were.
The sad truth is Holly is coaching more like Pat than Pat did the last couple of years. I know that will make people mad but that is the way I see it. No disrespect to Pat. I just think her illness was impacting the team definitely last year as they felt so much pressure to win and the year before.

r2d2 writes:

in response to emailnodata:

Whatever.

Her team completely choked, missing FORTY-FIVE shots, against Stanford.

Even with that, if they hit FT's down the stretch they have a chance.

UConn showed how weak Stanford really is.

My prediction is UConn destroys ND this season, but will still struggle with Baylor.

The 2 best teams in the USA are Baylor and UConn, no one else is close.

I would not rule out Notre Dame and Duke so soon.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to Theo:

Hate to reply to a DA troll but the truth is this team is already mentally tougher than the Lady Vol team of last year and probably the last three years.
Loved those kids but Glory was the only starter on the team who was mentally tough. Graves, Burdick and Harrison are all tougher at this point in their career than most of our seniors from last year were.
The sad truth is Holly is coaching more like Pat than Pat did the last couple of years. I know that will make people mad but that is the way I see it. No disrespect to Pat. I just think her illness was impacting the team definitely last year as they felt so much pressure to win and the year before.

I'm with you on this one. Mental toughness has been a problem with the LVs just about ever since the Parker-Anosike back-to-back championship teams. One of Pat's most commonly-stated gripes about her last few teams was that she and the staff just couldn't seem to figure out how to get consistent performance out of them. I think the three you named will become some of the most-admired LVs in the program's proud history for that reason.

HOWEVER, the LVs had better bring their A game tonight against the Gamehens. If both teams play the kind of defense they are capable of, the game could resemble one of the UT mens' games, with lots of hustle and aggressiveness but with points at a premium. I think we all thought Dawn Staley would put a jolt into that program, just maybe not so quickly. Time for the LVs to step up to avenge last year's humbling loss and restore order in the SEC. GO LVs!!! GO HOLLY!!!

r2d2 writes:

in response to r2d2:

I would not rule out Notre Dame and Duke so soon.

Baylor should win the NC this year. They returned all 5 starters from last year's NC season including the most dominant post player in the history of WCBB and an All-American point guard. Kim Mulkey will take the blame if they don't win with the exception of injuries to Griner or Sims.

rockofrockytop writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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Name a team that has won it all lately that didn't have the best player. I'll do it for you. Since 2001 only 2 teams (2006 Maryland and 2011 Texas A&M) did not have the best player in the nation. Baylor doesn't win it without Griner, UConn without Moore in 2009 and 2010 or Taurasi in 2002 and 2003. Do your research before you spout off.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

@r2
Uconn is really, really good. The addition of the freshman class filled in the voids.

Their weakness is the '5'. Dolson is very good, but foul trouble or injury would hobble UConn in a big way.

Baylor is still a 2-player team, but the other girls are athletic and know their jobs. take away Simms, though, and they are beatable.....even more than taking away Griner.

ND just does not have the posts to contend. Dook??? I love Elizabeth Williams, but just don't feel they have the team skills that a ND, UConn, or Stanford have (aka "offense" :) )

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to johnlg00:

I'm with you on this one. Mental toughness has been a problem with the LVs just about ever since the Parker-Anosike back-to-back championship teams. One of Pat's most commonly-stated gripes about her last few teams was that she and the staff just couldn't seem to figure out how to get consistent performance out of them. I think the three you named will become some of the most-admired LVs in the program's proud history for that reason.

HOWEVER, the LVs had better bring their A game tonight against the Gamehens. If both teams play the kind of defense they are capable of, the game could resemble one of the UT mens' games, with lots of hustle and aggressiveness but with points at a premium. I think we all thought Dawn Staley would put a jolt into that program, just maybe not so quickly. Time for the LVs to step up to avenge last year's humbling loss and restore order in the SEC. GO LVs!!! GO HOLLY!!!

@johnlg...
I don't want to be harsh,but a big issues for TN has been getting players who are good enough to function in Pat's legacy.

We all watched strick and Glory and crew bumble around on defense, launch bricks, and generally put up miserable guard play while having some very good posts.

One thing that may help Holy is she may get a year or two "bye" from expectations. Looks like she wants to recruit players who are aggressive and smart. If so, she'll be back to the winner's circle, if not the NC hunt, in about 3 years.

JMO.

SoddyVol writes:

in response to r2d2:

Baylor should win the NC this year. They returned all 5 starters from last year's NC season including the most dominant post player in the history of WCBB and an All-American point guard. Kim Mulkey will take the blame if they don't win with the exception of injuries to Griner or Sims.

Agree with r2d2. We saw what happened with Sims limited against Stanford but with a healthy Sims and Griner, Baylor dominates.

My thinking is that even with Tenn not ranked real high, Stanford was at their emotional high against the VOLS because of Vols reputation. Coming off that game they were not up as high against UConn and instead of a close game, lost big.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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Correct, UT should not be ahead of USC.

Incorrect to slam UTC. Why do that? Just being an a## for nothing.

USC and UT have much in common talent-wise, IMO. Holly is taking UT in her own direction.

As for Pat instilling 'mental toughness', that tends to be like Geno or Tara or McGraw: really easy to instill "toughness" when you have the best players on the floor.

Someone mentioned NC's and "top players": candace, Griner, Holdzclaw, Catchings, Taurais, Myah Moore...they can all make you look a super coach.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to SoddyVol:

Agree with r2d2. We saw what happened with Sims limited against Stanford but with a healthy Sims and Griner, Baylor dominates.

My thinking is that even with Tenn not ranked real high, Stanford was at their emotional high against the VOLS because of Vols reputation. Coming off that game they were not up as high against UConn and instead of a close game, lost big.

@sod
Nah. Not to be mean, but the basketball world looks at both UT's (texas, tenn) as "ustabees".

UConn just clocked Stanford. UConn has the best wings and deepest backcourt in the game, and that let's them dominate most teams.

IMO, Baylor CAN match with UConn: Dolson/Steart are not as good as Griner/Pope, but UConn's wings are better.

It's a shame that game is Feb 18, and only a couple of weeks before they likely meet again.

r2d2 writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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The LVs will have a 26-3 or 27-2 won-loss record next year. They will go to Final Four and compete against UCONN, Duke and Stanford.

tonyvick#213307 writes:

in response to Theo:

Hate to reply to a DA troll but the truth is this team is already mentally tougher than the Lady Vol team of last year and probably the last three years.
Loved those kids but Glory was the only starter on the team who was mentally tough. Graves, Burdick and Harrison are all tougher at this point in their career than most of our seniors from last year were.
The sad truth is Holly is coaching more like Pat than Pat did the last couple of years. I know that will make people mad but that is the way I see it. No disrespect to Pat. I just think her illness was impacting the team definitely last year as they felt so much pressure to win and the year before.

you ain't never been righter

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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@Element
so is stanford (only has Chiney). So is Baylor (Griner). So is ND (Diggins): all ready to fall off their peaks.

Mercedes Russell is an unproven HS post. She most likely will not beat out the girls in front of her. Regardless, she is dependent upon guard play.

Holly is well aware of this.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

I think those believing in "Tennessee Legacy" carrying the day are mistaken, big time.

Modern players have access to all kinds of info, and most have a great knowledge of what's going on in the game.

What UT has right now to offer a young recruit: fan support, nice facilities, and the chance to play on national TV. These kids aren't looking at "who used to coach there" or the like. The same will happen when Geno or McGraw retire.

Again, Holly knows this. She knows when she recruits, she has to sell a style of ball and a general environment.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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"Vols losing to the Middle School Team Chattanooga"

I'm curious: do you have the grit to go utter those words in the middle of a UTC practice??

You wish to slam Holly, that's your biz. To tastelessly drag others into your muck is just being an a##.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

@Element:
BTW, few years back, a team called "Harvard" beat a team called "Stanford". Another team called "Holy Cross" beat a team called "Maryland".

Earlier this season, Central Michigan (who??) took ND to the wire.

Somehow, I don't see much logic to your argument concerning Warlick, but that's your issue and not mine.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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@element
Stay on topic:
"Vols losing to the Middle School Team Chattanooga"

You CLEARLY denigrated UTC, then utter "who's slamming UTC??"

Provide defense for yourself: liar, hypocrite, or just senile??

Pretty bad when you do this within maybe 2 posts of one another.

ModelMaker writes:

in response to r2d2:

The LVs will have a 26-3 or 27-2 won-loss record next year. They will go to Final Four and compete against UCONN, Duke and Stanford.

They might have a chance at a record like that if they don't get a lot of injuries like they have been getting the last four years.

r2d2 writes:

in response to ModelMaker:

They might have a chance at a record like that if they don't get a lot of injuries like they have been getting the last four years.

I agree 100 percent.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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On topic, please.

I'm taking you to task for being an obnoxious jerk, then lying about doing so.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

@r2...
while I admire and understand your "fan eyes", I will just say that if may work out better if you're willing to have a down cycle with Holly.

Unless she turns the corner on recruiting solid guards, well, it doesn't look good.

That said, I THINK she will.

r2d2 writes:

in response to emailnodata:

@r2...
while I admire and understand your "fan eyes", I will just say that if may work out better if you're willing to have a down cycle with Holly.

Unless she turns the corner on recruiting solid guards, well, it doesn't look good.

That said, I THINK she will.

I agree. However, she has Andraya Carter and will get Jannah Tucker next year.

maxvolfan#217855 writes:

Ariel still plays a little unsure and confident in her game. Draya was ready to take her spot before she got hurt. The new Jordan Reynolds kid coming in is a solid point and played with Russell in league ball. Should have a awesome team next year and the competition should be fierce to get playing time. I just hope the coaches figure out who plays together well and keep the lineup consistent. As for tonight defense is both teams bread and butter. But I say we win the game with points of turnovers. USC can not shoot. By years end Harrison and Simmons will be AllSEC and Graves Freshmen POY .

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to maxvolfan#217855:

Ariel still plays a little unsure and confident in her game. Draya was ready to take her spot before she got hurt. The new Jordan Reynolds kid coming in is a solid point and played with Russell in league ball. Should have a awesome team next year and the competition should be fierce to get playing time. I just hope the coaches figure out who plays together well and keep the lineup consistent. As for tonight defense is both teams bread and butter. But I say we win the game with points of turnovers. USC can not shoot. By years end Harrison and Simmons will be AllSEC and Graves Freshmen POY .

Massengale was way over-rated coming in, not her fault at all. Pat should have NEVER, EVER said "she's the girl" for point.

That said, Laruen Avant was UDNER-rated....UT should have worked harder to keep her.

Simmons and Kamiko have always been erratic and out of control. If I'm Holly, I tell them "want to play, get the ball to the posts".

LV ball has almost always been 'win ugly'. If you ask me, Holly is trying to recruit players to do just that: depth at every position, athletic and interchangeable.

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

Hey, I'm lazy.
What is the current "class spread" of the girls who are pretty good players??
Graves, F
Harrison, S
Burdick, S
Massengale, S
????

maxvolfan#217855 writes:

Graves
Harrison
Simmons
Burdick
Miko
Draya
Ariel
Jones
Spani
Niya
Phillips would be my depth of talent

emailnodata (Inactive) writes:

in response to maxvolfan#217855:

Graves
Harrison
Simmons
Burdick
Miko
Draya
Ariel
Jones
Spani
Niya
Phillips would be my depth of talent

Max, I was more wondering the class spread, but thanks regardless.

voloffaith writes:

If Lady Vols can handle pressure 2nyt they have a shot at pulling upset in Columbia...Staley is feisty and so are the cockettes. Patience in our sets will bode well if we have good ball movement and look for best shot.

jt45 writes:

in response to maxvolfan#217855:

Ariel still plays a little unsure and confident in her game. Draya was ready to take her spot before she got hurt. The new Jordan Reynolds kid coming in is a solid point and played with Russell in league ball. Should have a awesome team next year and the competition should be fierce to get playing time. I just hope the coaches figure out who plays together well and keep the lineup consistent. As for tonight defense is both teams bread and butter. But I say we win the game with points of turnovers. USC can not shoot. By years end Harrison and Simmons will be AllSEC and Graves Freshmen POY .

Have you seen film on Russell ? That girl will be a force to contend with once she teams up with Harrison and graves we could be looking at another NC team in 1 or 2 seasons.

Theo writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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I stand firmly by my identification of you as a DA troll. I would guess 99% of the folks on this board would agree with me.
Regarding bad recruiting - again, don't let facts get in your way.
Lady Vol Class recruiting rankings -
per HoopGurlz
2011 - #1
2012 - #5
2013 - projected #2
This does not look like bad recruiting to me. This does not look like a program in decline to me.
This looks like a program with a young team getting ready to be a serious NC contender in 2 - 3 years.
But you trolls just keep kidding yourselves. We'll keep laughing at you.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to emailnodata:

@johnlg...
I don't want to be harsh,but a big issues for TN has been getting players who are good enough to function in Pat's legacy.

We all watched strick and Glory and crew bumble around on defense, launch bricks, and generally put up miserable guard play while having some very good posts.

One thing that may help Holy is she may get a year or two "bye" from expectations. Looks like she wants to recruit players who are aggressive and smart. If so, she'll be back to the winner's circle, if not the NC hunt, in about 3 years.

JMO.

Well, that is certainly a valid opinion, especially with regard to one-of-a-kind players such as Parker, Moore, Griner, et. al., but all of her recruiting classes were rated in the top five or ten. However, the core of Pat's philosophy is aimed at players without all-world talent--defense and rebounding are attributes that can be developed and employed by average players as well as superstars.

If your argument is based on not getting players with the requisite mental/emotional makeup, it might be even more valid. Despite all the McD A-A's gracing LV rosters lately, not enough of them had the grit to fully embrace Pat's blue-collar philosophy. This brings us back to the old "is it talent or is it coaching" argument. The fact is that not all highly-rated players have the mentality to toil endlessly at the less-flashy aspects of winning basketball, and sometimes gaudy stats and all-star awards hide that fact even from coaches and recruiters as astute as Pat was in her prime.

If your argument is against that philosophy itself, it is hard to argue against eight national championships. Of course, perhaps you are saying that her approach, which Holly embraces, might have worked in the past but it is now stale and outmoded. That is a different argument altogether.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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Simply saying a thing over and over doesn't make it true! That was the LVs first game of the year, on the road, against a more-than-decent opponent who had all the incentive in the world to go all-out for a statement win, with no returning full-time starters, and with a new(ish) head coach. If the two teams played nine more times, the LVs would have lost one out of the total of ten. Even the rarest imaginable circumstances occur every now and then. It is NO kind of indictment against Holly and this young team that they lost under those circumstances. It IS somewhat of an indictment that they lost as BADLY as they did to teams that are after all clearly superior to them right now. It is too bad that the LVs lost to UTC, and I seriously doubt that they will challenge for the national championship this year, but to make the UTC loss out as a sign of the LVs imminent disappearance as a championship-quality program--NO!

Theo writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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Don't see bad coaching or bad recruiting. I see a very young team that has had some very good wins so far. I see a team and coaching staff that will have ups and downs this year but is well situated to continue with great recruiting and improved playing. I see a program continueing to be the gold standard for WBB and bringing in another NC within the next three years.
Stinks to try and troll the Lady Vols huh! Still laughing at you DA troll.

VolFanInTheBoro (Inactive) writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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suggest removal

golfman1975 writes:

in response to VolFanInTheBoro:

suggest removal

Ah........that is why they play the games...

golfman1975 writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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check out the scoreboard

vol98champ writes:

in response to Element_Days_Are_Over:

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Would you like to change this post before you look like a complete idiot? Holly was magnificent and Harrison is GREAT.

golfman1975 writes:

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It is called coaching transition with many injuries...You take it and...well, ya know what to do.

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