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Topic - Deb Patterson
Brittney Griner arrived at Baylor known as the girl who could dunk.
Geno Auriemma took a second to think about what his UConn Huskies had just accomplished.
Go ahead, surround Brittney Griner with multiple defenders. Do what so many teams have tried against Baylor's 6-foot-8 junior standout in the middle.
"She's one of a kind," Kansas State coach Deb Patterson said. "Look at the great run that Baylor has made with the Final Four and national championship, and really, a second potential national championship on the line, her impact is hard to measure with words."
"No matter what anybody says, she's not great because of her size," Patterson said. "She's great because she continued to improve her repertoire and compete extraordinarily well."