Parker ready to move on 

February, 21, 2008
The "news" that Candace Parker will definitely leave Tennessee after this season is what everyone has been expecting. The official confirmation comes at a good juncture, though, as Tennessee fans have the chance to really relish Parker's final seven possible weeks in orange.

That's how much time Parker has left if she leads Tennessee to another Final Four. Next, we can safely assume her color will become purple, as the Los Angeles Sparks have the first pick in the WNBA draft.

Some might question why Parker wouldn't stick around for the excitement of one more year of college ball when that would still be available to her since she redshirted her freshman season.
Mechelle Voepel joined in 1996 and covers women's college hoops, the WNBA, the LPGA, and additional collegiate sports for espnW.