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UConn rebounding is X factor vs. Tennessee

Updated: January 5, 2007, 8:21 PM ET
By Nancy Lieberman | ESPN.com

Pat Summitt said it best.

"If we can't match [Connecticut's] physical intensity on the boards," Tennessee's coach said of Saturday's upcoming showdown between the Lady Vols and Huskies, "it will be a long afternoon for us."

Matching UConn on the glass, however, is something no one has been able to do this season. Through 12 games, the undefeated No. 5 Huskies rank first in the nation with 48.6 rebounds per game and also boast a plus-18.5 rebounding margin. Granted, UConn's average ...

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