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MedZag
05-01-2008, 06:06 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/columns/story?id=3376961&lpos=spotlight&lid=tab1pos1


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Chris Lofton has beaten the odds his entire life.

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Chris Lofton

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Chris Lofton enjoyed a SEC regular-season championship less than one year after quietly beating cancer.

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It was truly a memorable career, one that Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl guarantees will someday lead to the retiring of Lofton's No. 5 jersey.

But Lofton's greatest conquest came off the court.

He beat cancer.

Incredible story. To come back and play ball just months after undergoing radiation - that's rough stuff.