CLEVELAND, Ohio – Tennessee players had trouble sleeping after their scintillating win over North…
Lady Vols win national championship
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 center stage on a table, and the fans got to gaze at it while they waited for the team to arrive. When the team entered from stage right a roar erupted. Senior Sidney Spencer walked straight to the trophy and kissed the top of it. She was quickly surrounded by her teammates, who touched, rubbed and hugged it. A celebration that had been nine years in the making finally erupted for Tennessee on Tuesday after the Lady Vols, led by Nicky Anosike on the boards and Shannon Bobbitt from behind the arc, eliminated Rutgers, 59-46, in the last game of the season at Quicken Loans Arena before a crowd...
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