June 28, 2016

Legendary University of Tennessee Basketball Coach Pat Summitt passes away at age 64.: In August of 2011, Coach Summitt announced publicly that she had early-onset Alzheimers. She coached the Lady Vols from 1974-2012 and led them to 8 national championships.

posted by Ufez Jones to basketball at 04:12 PM - 5 comments

She had one class (her last) that never went to a Final Four since the NCAA women's tournament started. One.And that class won three SEC championships.

posted by Etrigan at 07:33 PM on June 28

She's one of the greatest basketball coaches of all time. I wasuspect very sorry to see her retire and am so sad for her family, friends and teams.

posted by Joey Michaels at 08:36 PM on June 28

Hers was a life to be emulated. Rest in peace, MS Summitt.

posted by Howard_T at 10:20 PM on June 28

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posted by billsaysthis at 10:15 AM on June 29

Truly one of the State of Tennessee's greatest daughters in its entire history.

posted by beaverboard at 10:31 AM on June 29

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