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Can zone defense slow down Taurasi?

Updated: April 8, 2003, 3:11 PM ET
By Eric Adelson | ESPN The Magazine

ATLANTA -- Tennessee coach Pat Summitt can claim six NCAA championships, 22 SEC titles, 11 Olympians, 17 Kodak All-Americans and 821 wins. She is one of the best basketball coaches ever to walk the planet. But now comes one of the most difficult challenges of her career: stopping Diana Taurasi.

Connecticut's junior guard has absolutely shredded the Lady Vols in her marvelous career. She has posed a matchup problem that Summitt has simply not been able to solve. Taurasi has averaged more ...

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