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Candace Parker to skip senior season at Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee coach Pat Summitt says All-American forward Candace Parker will skip her senior season at Tennessee.

Summitt says the junior will graduate at the end of this season and wants to participate in the summer Olympic Games and pursue a professional career.

Summitt tells The Associated Press: "Obviously we'd love to have her another year. Who wouldn't?"

Parker will participate in the third-ranked Volunteers' senior night before the Feb. 28 game against Florida.

She leads the team in scoring with 20.6 points per game and rebounds with 8.8 per game.

 

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