Will Hornbuckle Buckle Down and Do it?

Alexis Hornbuckle may hold the key for Pat Summitt’s Lady Vols as they tangle with Van Chancellor’s LSU Lady Tigers tomorrow night.

clipped from www.nytimes.com

Alexis HornbuckleOf all the outdoor activities that Pat Summitt planned on her deck this year, swatting a raccoon was not one of them. Last month, she stepped in, set a screen for her Labrador retriever, smacked the raccoon and dislocated her shoulder, an injury that has become as contagious among the Tennessee Lady Vols as the measles.

While reaching in to steal a ball Tuesday night, forward Candace Parker also dislocated a shoulder, not once but twice. She returned and played valiantly as Tennessee (34-2) defeated Texas A&M, 53-45, to reach the Final Four.

Parker, the consensus top player in the country, has been cleared to play Sunday against Louisiana State in the national semifinals in Tampa, Fla. But she will undoubtedly experience some discomfort and restricted motion while wearing a protective sleeve on her left shoulder. More than ever, Summitt said, the Lady Vols will probably have to rely on the resourcefulness of guard Alexis Hornbuckle to retain their national title. Click the link above, to read on …

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