Hornbuckle Returns Home as Lady Vols Visit West Virginia

By: Wes Boling Email
By: Wes Boling Email

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (WVLT) -- The last time Alexis Hornbuckle played a basketball game in the state of West Virginia, she hoisted her fourth state championship trophy. In fact, she did so in the very venue -- the Charleston Civic Center -- where top-ranked Tennessee visits No. 16 West Virginia Wednesday at 7pm.

Hornbuckle, a native of Charleston, has led the Lady Vols (3-0) effectively so far this season, tallying 13 points, six assists, five rebounds, five steals and two blocks in the team's 92-67 win versus No. 21 Texas Sunday.

The Lady Mountaineers (3-0) have been dominant in their first three games, forcing 75 turnovers and winning by an average of 40 points. Then again, their opponents haven't been powerhouses -- West Virginia has played Canisius, St. Francis, Pa., and Cornell to start the season.

The Lady Vols, meanwhile, play their third straight game against a ranked team. In addition to the blowout win over Texas, Tennessee beat then-No. 8 Oklahoma 70-67 Thursday.

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  • by roderick miller Location: lasvegas nevada on Jan 8, 2008 at 10:14 AM
    dont worry candace parker your my favorite over every body in the league i choice you because one orange is my favorie color and i new you were on the right team and that you would do good on this team so i said to my self im going to chouce one person on this team as my favorite one i believe in wining it all and it happend last year im going to believe in my favorite one wining it all again this year we only lost one game this year that was stanford i watch all your games on tv but believing in somebody makes things happen and i chouse not to give up on you your my favorite over everybody even when you get to the wnba i wii see that this team wins it all this year just keep doing good on the team and its going to happen every body on the team will make it and will be happy i wil always believe in my favorite one and its you i would like to see you come back for your last year please i dont care if your down in a game i will see that you make it all the way cp3 all the waybaby


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