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Tennessee, MSU to tip off again

Daedra Charles-Furlow sounded like a stockbroker, coach and inspirational speaker all at once Saturday as she tried to both understand the Lady Vols' recent woes and motivate the team to play to its potential. The next chance comes this afternoon against Mississippi State, and the assistant coach wants to see a team invested in the Tennessee program.

The way Daedra Charles-Furlow analyzes the Lady Vol stock, the staff is fully invested, as are the fans and the players who wore the uniform before this team did. The returning players for Tennessee have bought into the company plan. But the first-year players are behaving like day traders – in one game, out the next. "They've got to decide," Charles-Furlow said. "It's them who have to decide... Recommended Stories

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