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Baylor's Brittney Griner, left, and head coach Kim Mulkey appear during a news conference in Bowling Green, Ohio, on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Baylor is scheduled to play UCSB in an NCAA tournament women's college basketball game on Sunday. (AP Photo/The Blade, Lori King)

Baylor's Brittney Griner, left, and head coach Kim Mulkey appear during a news conference in Bowling Green, Ohio, on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Baylor is scheduled to play UCSB in an NCAA tournament women's college basketball game on Sunday. (AP Photo/The Blade, Lori King)

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