This process has been playing out for two-plus seasons for a team that's dominated by a seven-player junior class. Most arrived right after Tennessee had won consecutive national championships, which Summitt thinks might have distorted their perspective.
"It's not easy; it's hard,'' she said. "I've been doing this now for 37 years and yes, yes, eight championships are one thing. But I can think of all the ones that got away."
— Pat Summitt: Inconsistent play has 'brought out the worst in me' " GoVolsXtra There is a lot in Fleser's article that could apply to both the men's and women's team. A great read that highlights how frustrating performances affects both players and coaches.