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Bass, Cain move into starting lineup

Pat Summitt will shuffle her starting lineup for the game against Alabama – the shortest and tallest will be on the floor – but that doesn't mean any player should get too settled at her spot. The coach's plan is not long-term – it's game to game. On second thought, it's media timeout to media timeout and possession by possession.

"This year?" Pat Summitt said with eyebrows raised and a big smile. "There is no long-term strategy. There is no long-term plan." Regular starters Shekinna Stricklen, Angie Bjorklund and Alex Fuller will be joined by the 5'2 Briana Bass at point guard and the 6'6 Kelley Cain at center for Thursday's game against Alabama at 7 p.m. (TV: FSN-South) at Thompson-Boling Arena. "The thinking there is...

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