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Lady Vols take on LSU tonight

Nicky Anosike in Tampa (AP Photo/John Raoux)

TAMPA – Nicky Anosike leaned against a wall in the Lady Vols locker room and sized up the situation. The way she saw it, Candace Parker – who sat on a nearby training table encircled by media – has carried the team for three years, and it's time for others to do more. That time for Tennessee is tonight in the Final Four against LSU.

Nicky Anosike sets the tenor for the team. The 6'4 senior center is the undisputed vocal authority on the floor. But against Texas A&M in the regional final, Anosike found herself on the receiving end when Candace Parker, whose left shoulder had twice dislocated, implored her teammate on defense. "Last game against Texas A&M, Candace screamed after me, ‘Nicky, you've got to get stops,' " Anosike...

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