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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2014 file photo, Georgia guard Erika Ford, left, and Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) chase down a loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga. Georgia has dropped out of the Top 25 after a 0-4 start in the SEC. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2014 file photo, Georgia guard Erika Ford, left, and Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) chase down a loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga. Georgia has dropped out of the Top 25 after a 0-4 start in the SEC. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

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