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Lady Vols get back to practice

Sydney Smallbone, Angie Bjorklund

It's officially game week for Tennessee, and Monday's practice reflected that sense of urgency in a crisp two-hour session that had even Pat Summitt smiling afterwards. The head coach said she intends to start the same five at Louisville this coming Friday that started this past Sunday – that means the bigs come off the bench – as she doesn't want to change what worked.

Pat Summitt did indicate, however, that the starting lineup could change during the season depending on matchups, especially the size of opponents. She also said she would like to settle into a pretty steady lineup – last year the starters changed 13 times, though several were one-and-done lineups and based on player availability – and she was keeping an open mind this early in the season... Recommended Stories

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