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January 28, 2013

Bryant’s near triple-double performance lifts L.A. to second straight win

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —

One year later, they have a chance to earn revenge and make one more statement that they’re not going away in the post-Summitt era. Already this season, they’ve surprised just about everyone but themselves.

“We saw the talent we had in the offseason,” Spani said. “You could see the chemistry of this team and the development of the skill level.

“Honestly, we’re disappointed we have three losses.”

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AP Sports Writers Teresa Walker in Nashville, Tenn., and Tom Coyne in South Bend, Ind., contributed to this report.

 

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