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Lady Vols to play for national title

TAMPA – Pat Summitt didn't see the final shot. She saw the missed shot and was wondering how much time would be left to try to get the ball back. Then, she saw the ball fall through the basket. It was the biggest shot of Alexis Hornbuckle's career, and it sent the Lady Vols into the national title game with a 47-46 win over LSU on Sunday night.

"I got shielded off," Coach Pat Summitt said. "Nicky went up and I didn't realize Lex is the one that made the shot. When Nicky missed the shot I looked straight up at the clock to see how much time we had. Next thing I know the ball is going in." Alexis Hornbuckle had been 0-7 to that point, but she scooted down the floor – she had in-bounded the ball on the other end – and went straight to the... Recommended Stories

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