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Tennessee takes out Pitt

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Sidney Spencer had her knees on ice, pizza in her hand and a plastic fork digging into a salad as she sat in the locker room after Tennessee's 68-54 win over Pitt. It's no wonder she was hungry. The forward spent Tuesday evening in the paint guarding the Panthers' biggest offensive threat inside.

Combine that effort with Candace Parker's 30 points, and the Lady Vols advanced to the program's 26th Sweet 16. With Sidney Spencer holding her own on the defensive end and Candace Parker pouring in those points – a career high in the NCAA Tournament on 13-16 shooting – the Lady Vols deflected every challenge – along with six blocks, including a volleyball spike by Parker – that Pitt summoned...

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