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Parker up to par after missing game with illness

Updated: January 21, 2007, 4:10 PM ET
By Melanie Jackson | ESPN.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee fans can breathe easy now that Candace Parker is breathing easier, too.

The Tennessee sophomore missed the first game of her career Thursday after being sidelined with a respiratory illness, but is expected to play when the No. 4 Lady Vols (17-1) host top-ranked and undefeated Duke (19-0) on Monday (ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET).

"She had a lot of congestion, was having a hard time breathing," Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt said. "She wanted to get back on the ...

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