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Indiana natives have Indy in mind

Briana Bass, center, listens in the huddle

Two Lady Vol players are keenly aware of the location of the 2011 Women's Final Four – for one it's her home state, for another it's her hometown. Sydney Smallbone and Briana Bass would like nothing more than to get to Indianapolis next April. For the senior it's a return to the game's biggest stage in her final season. For the junior it would be her first trip there.

Sydney Smallbone, a senior guard from Granger, Indiana, won a national title as a freshman in 2008 on a team with five veteran starters, all of whom were drafted into the WNBA the day after the national championship game in Tampa, Fla. Briana Bass was a senior at North Central High School in Indianapolis at that time and is now a junior guard for Tennessee. Bass' eyes light up when she is asked... Recommended Stories

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