That's 8, Geno! And we ain't done yet! (From Knoxville News Sentinel):
TAMPA, Fla. - Tennessee spread its wings and soared to the grandest heights Tuesday night.
"That's what's called the metamorphosis of a basketball team,'' UT assistant coach Dean Lockwood said. "The cocoon broke and the butterfly was in full bloom, colors flying.
Before a crowd of 21,655 at the St. Pete Times Forum and an ESPN national television audience, the Lady Vols emerged as the team they intended to be all along: Defending national champions.
The emphasis was on defending.
The Lady Vols parlayed a ferocious effort into a 64-48 victory over Stanford, winning the program's second consecutive national championship and the eighth overall.
The only thing sweeter would have been to beat UConn to do it.