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Tennessee retires Parker's number

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A big night on the hill for former Tennessee Lady Vol Candace Parker.
  The school retiring the reigning WNBA MVP's number 3 jersey, making her the seventh Lady Vol to receive the honor.
  Parker led Tennessee to consecutive national titles in 2007 and 2008.
  Since then, she's gone on to be a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a member of the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.
  Parker joins Lady Vols coach Holly Warlick (No. 22), Chamique Holdsclaw (No. 23), Tamika Catchings (No. 24), Bridgette Gordon (No. 30) and Daedra Charles (No. 32) as former Tennessee players to have their jerseys retired. Former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt also has a banner raised in her honor. Parker attended Summitt's banner-raising ceremony last year.

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