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Lady Vols win national championship

Anosike fights for a board (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

CLEVELAND, Ohio – All game long Nicky Anosike kept repeating to herself something Coach Pat Summitt had told her – rebounding wins championships. She couldn't get the words out of her head. On Tuesday Anosike played as if every rebound belonged to her – she had a career high 16 – and the 2007 national title now belongs to the Lady Vols.

Despite the fact the clock was ticking towards 1 a.m. Wednesday, hundreds of fans packed the ornate State Theatre near the Lady Vols' hotel and turned it into another orange-clad venue in downtown Cleveland. They were there to watch and cheer as the Lady Vol coaches and players were officially presented with the 2007 national championship trophy. The large trophy, complete with a crystal ball, was... Recommended Stories