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Shekinna Stricklen (AP Photo)

Briana Bass' biggest cheerleader is probably Shekinna Stricklen. It's not just one freshman teammate pulling for another one. It's because when Bass plays well at the point guard position on both sides of the ball, Stricklen can stay on the wing. Both players are expected to be in the starting lineup tonight when Tennessee squares off against SEC foe Mississippi State.

"I would love to see Bree out there," Shekinna Stricklen said with a big smile. "But I'll do what the coaches tell me to. I'm learning and I'm going to try to learn, and I've just got to get better at it. I am really cheering on Bree, but I've got to be a backup for her." The roles of Briana Bass and Stricklen expanded with the news that Cait McMahan won't be able to play this season – and most...

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