WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Pat Summitt ignores the staggering numbers.

Sure, Division I’s career victory leader has a perfect 40-0 mark in first- and second-round NCAA tournament games, an average victory margin of 37.4 points in tourney openers and seven national titles.

So it would seem little more than a formality to chalk up two more wins for the Lady Volunteers in West Lafayette.

Summitt and her players know better than that.

“I know that you can’t take anything for granted in this tournament,” she said Saturday. “Unfortunately when you look ahead and, at times, we and others have done that and when you do that, you’re not as successful as you should be.”

Oral Roberts (19-13), which looks like the next speed bump to another deep Tennessee run, has a resume that is the polar opposite.

In four previous NCAA trips, the Golden Eagles have zero wins. In fact, teams from the Summit League, previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, are a combined 0-9 all-time in NCAA play.

The Lady Vols, 30-2, have reached 26 straight regional semifinals and are the only team in the nation to appear in all 27 NCAA tournaments.

It’s enough to make even the most competitive coaches wince.

“Being at ORU and in the Summit League, Pat’s league, it’s a one-and-out conference,” coach Jerry Finkbeiner said, referring to the selection process. “But this is the first repeat champion we’ve had, so this group has seen it before and been part of it before and I’m interested to see how they respond being a repeat champ. It’s just we’re playing the Vols which is a a little more of an obstacle than most first-round opponents.”

Heck, the Golden Eagles have even resorted to seeking some divine intervention.

“We talked about the five smooth stones David came to the battle (against Goliath) with,” guard Janae Voelker said.

“And we talked about the five smooth stones we need to come to battle with.”

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