No. 3 Tennessee's schedule as tough as ever

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee forward Shekinna Stricklen has a list of games she's excited about: Miami, Baylor, DePaul, Rutgers, Stanford and, of course, a rematch with Notre Dame.

That doesn't even include any Southeastern Conference opponents, but the third-ranked Lady Volunteers have a plethora of big games to choose from.

Coach Pat Summitt has always put together a tough nonconference schedule, but this season's is one of her most demanding ever. Seven of Tennessee's first 10 opponents are ranked and all those games will be played before the Lady Vols take their Christmas break.

Most of the eight returning Lady Vols have their sights on second-ranked Irish, the team that ended their 2010-11 season in the NCAA regional finals.


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