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The Greatest Lady Vols of All Time
Robert Emrich
April 12, 2007
The Lady Vols' rich basketball history includes seven NCAA titles, three players of the year, the Naismith Player of the Century and the winningest college basketball coach ever. So assembling an alltime Tennessee team from the dozens of deserving candidates is a task for which no one would want to volunteer.
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April 12, 2007

The Greatest Lady Vols Of All Time

The Lady Vols' rich basketball history includes seven NCAA titles, three players of the year, the Naismith Player of the Century and the winningest college basketball coach ever. So assembling an alltime Tennessee team from the dozens of deserving candidates is a task for which no one would want to volunteer.

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CHAMIQUE HOLDSCLAW

FORWARD, 1995–99
CAREER STATS: 20.4 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 51.0 FG%

THE NAISMITH Player of the Century as arguably the greatest women's college player ever, Holdsclaw holds Lady Vols records in points (3,025) and rebounds (1,295) and is the fourth-leading scorer in NCAA history. A two-time national player of the year and Final Four MVP, the 6'1" forward had a complete game, ranking in Tennessee's alltime top 10 in assists (386), steals (307) and blocks (115). She was the only Lady Vol to win three straight NCAA titles.

DENA HEAD

GUARD, 1988–92
CAREER STATS: 11.0 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 3.4 apg

A STARTER on two title teams, Head ranks fourth in assists (457). She excelled at rebounding for a guard and was an All-America in 1992, when she averaged 13.7 points and 5.2 rebounds. Head also played for Team USA in '92, '93 and '94.

KARA LAWSON

GUARD, 1999–03
CAREER STATS: 13.6 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 41.4 3FG%

LAWSON was adept at shooting (256 threes, second alltime at Tennessee), scoring (1,950 career points, fourth) and passing (456 assists, fifth). A member of four Final Four teams, she was an All-America in 2003, a first-team All-SEC selection all four seasons and a member of Team USA in 2001 and '06.

CANDACE PARKER

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