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Auriemma, Summitt bring out the best in each other

Updated: February 4, 2004, 11:04 AM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

The Tennessee-Connecticut matchup is women's hoops version of the Hatfields and McCoys. The most inflamed followers on both sides would battle over a cupcake crumb. They fight to be fighting. Willing to bury the hatchet ... only in each other.

Then there's the slightly-less-zealous-but-still-firmly-committed folks, who are almost always perfectly rational ... until mention of that other team. At which point, they suddenly display character traits that range from "brutally sarcastic with ...

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