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Mercedes Russell

Mercedes Russell will leave her home state of Oregon on Friday to begin her college basketball career at Tennessee. The 6-6 center answered a few questions from InsideTennessee so fans could get to know her a little better. Go inside for her answers.

Mercedes Russell was a key recruit for coach Holly Warlick because her commitment last fall showed that Warlick could still lure top talent to Knoxville after Pat Summitt retired. Russell, who is from Springfield, Oregon, will enroll for the second summer session at Tennessee. Russell took the time to field a few questions from InsideTennessee before she...

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