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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2010, file photo, Texas' Chassidy Fussell (24) keeps the ball from Tennessee's Meighan Simmons (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas. Freshmen are making a sudden impact in Big 12 women's basketball. Oklahoma's Aaryn Ellenburg, Texas' Chassidy Fussell and Nebraska's Jordan Hooper are among the top 10 scorers in the league, and three other freshmen are among the top 30.(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2010, file photo, Texas' Chassidy Fussell (24) keeps the ball from Tennessee's Meighan Simmons (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas. Freshmen are making a sudden impact in Big 12 women's basketball. Oklahoma's Aaryn Ellenburg, Texas' Chassidy Fussell and Nebraska's Jordan Hooper are among the top 10 scorers in the league, and three other freshmen are among the top 30.(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

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