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2007-2008: THE SEASON IN PICTURES
Richard O'Brien
April 17, 2008
THE REIGNING CHAMPS BROUGHT EXPERIENCE AND INTENSITY TO THEIR RUN FOR AN EIGHTH TITLE
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April 17, 2008

2007-2008: The Season In Pictures

THE REIGNING CHAMPS BROUGHT EXPERIENCE AND INTENSITY TO THEIR RUN FOR AN EIGHTH TITLE

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REGULAR-SEASON RESULTS

Nov. 11

Tennessee 76, UT- Chattanooga 56

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Nov. 15

Tennessee 70, Oklahoma 67

at Tampa

Nov. 18

Tennessee 92, Texas 67

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Nov. 21

Tennessee 67, West Virginia 49

at Charleston

Nov. 26

Tennessee 81, Louisiana Tech 60

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Dec. 2

Tennessee 83, North Carolina 79

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Dec. 5

Tennessee 83, Old Dominion 51

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Dec. 13

Tennessee 84, Middle Tennessee 61

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Dec. 16

Tennessee 96, Gonzaga 73

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Dec. 19

Tennessee 82, UCLA 70

at Los Angeles

Dec. 22

Stanford 73, Tennessee 69 (OT)

at Stanford

Jan. 2

Tennessee 102, DePaul 68

at Chicago

Jan. 5

Tennessee 87, Notre Dame 63

at South Bend

Jan. 10

Tennessee 85, Auburn 52

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Jan. 13

Tennessee 71, South Carolina 48

at Columbia

Jan. 17

Tennessee 65, Kentucky 40

at Lexington

Jan. 20

Tennessee 79, Vanderbilt 63

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Jan. 24

Tennessee 98, Arkansas 55

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Jan. 28

Tennessee 67, Duke 64

at Durham

Jan. 31

Tennessee 68, Mississippi 44

at Oxford

Feb. 3

Tennessee 79, Kentucky 51

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Feb. 7

Tennessee 87, Mississippi State 69

at Starkville

Feb. 11

Tennessee 59, Rutgers 58

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Feb. 14

LSU 78, Tennessee 62

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Feb. 17

Tennessee 81, Vanderbilt 68

at Nashville

Feb. 21

Tennessee 85, Alabama 58

at Tuscaloosa

Feb. 24

Tennessee 72, Mississippi State 46

at Thompson-Boling Arena

Feb. 28

Tennessee 88, Florida 61

at Thompson-Boling Arena

March 2

Tennessee 72, Georgia 63

at Athens

SEC TOURNAMENT

March 7

Tennessee 92, Florida 61

at Nashville

March 8

Tennessee 63, Vanderbilt 48

at Nashville

March 9

Tennessee 61, LSU 55

at Nashville

CAN DO
For Tennessee, everything started with Candace Parker (3). The 6' 4" junior, coming off her Wooden Award season, would prove to be even better in 2007-08.

STUDYIN' SCARLET
Senior guard Shannon Bobbitt (00) kept an eye and an arm on Rutgers's Matee Ajavon in a Feb. 11 rematch of last year's NCAA final. ( Tennessee would pull out a disputed 59-58 win.)

FULLER EXTENSION
Junior forward Alex Fuller, here shooting over Notre Dame's Becca Bruszewski in the Lady Vols' 87-63 win on Jan. 5, was a consistent contributor, with 6.1 ppg.

FLOORIN' IT
Freshman Angie Bjorklund hit college and never looked back. She would lead the Lady Vols in free throw percentage and rank second to Shannon Bobbitt in three-pointers, with 68.

NICE GRAB
Pat Summitt said she was "thrilled" to land Vicki Baugh (21), and the 6' 4" freshman, here reaching for a rebound against DePaul, came up big, leading the team with a .552 shooting percentage.

VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE
"We've got to regroup," said senior guard Alexis Hornbuckle (14) after No. 1-ranked Tennessee squandered a 21-2 lead to lose to LSU on Feb. 14 in Knoxville. The Lady Vols would do just that, closing out the season with 14 straight victories.

LOOKING AHEAD
Guard Sydney Smallbone was another of Tennessee's strong freshman foursome. "Incredibly dedicated," in Pat Summitt's words, Smallbone should play a big future role.

GUNS OF AUGUSTE
Though playing injured, senior forward Alberta Auguste, here putting it up against Rutgers, brought fire off the bench all season on both offense and defense.

VOLUNTEER SPIRIT
Nicky Anosike? Pat Summitt called the 6' 4" senior, shown dogging Georgia's Rebecca Rowsey for a loose ball in the Lady Vols' March 2 victory, "my coach on the floor." Opponents just called her tough.

TOURNAMENT TURNABOUT
Tennessee avenged its earlier loss with a 61-55 win over LSU to take a record 13th SEC title. Said Candace Parker, here scoring two of her 28 points over the Tigers' Sylvia Fowles, "We had something to prove."

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