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  1. Pat Summitt to remain head coach emeritus at Tennessee

    Jul 5, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

    Pat Summitt

    Summitt will remain head coach emeritus until she decides to step down from the position.

  2. Pat Summitt’s son, Tyler, to be hired as women’s head coach at Louisiana Tech

    Apr 1, 2014, 9:59 PM EDT

    Tyler Summitt

    Pat Summitt’s son will begin his head coaching career two years after she ended her own.

  3. Former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt to be enshrined into Lady Vols Hall of Fame

    Oct 27, 2012, 1:46 PM EDT

    Pat Summitt

    Pat Summitt was the defining face of the Tennessee basketball program for nearly four decades and she was rewarded Friday with enshrinement into the Lady Vols Hall of Fame. The announcement of Summitt’s enshrinement means the longtime head women’s basketball coach will bypass typical regulations which dictate that athletes are eligible for the honor 10…

  4. Tennessee Titans to honor former UT women’s coach Pat Summitt before game Sunday

    Sep 8, 2012, 3:14 PM EDT


    The NFL’s Tennessee Titans will recognize former Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt as an honorary “12th Titan” before the team kicks off its season opener against the New England Patriots on Sunday. In addition, Titans’ owner Bud Adams will donate $25,000 to The Pat Summitt Foundation, which works to raise awareness and help to…

  5. SEC, member schools donate $100,000 to Pat Summitt fund for Alzheimer’s research

    Jun 7, 2012, 4:10 PM EDT


    The Southeastern Conference and its member schools have come together to donate $100,000 to Pat Summitt’s Foundation Fund, which was set up to raise money for research to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Summitt stepped down as the head coach of Tennessee’s women’s basketball team and assumed the role of head coach emeritus in April. She coached…

  6. Pat Summitt to receive Medal of Freedom from President Obama at ceremony Tuesday

    May 29, 2012, 11:18 AM EDT

    Pat Summitt

    Almost two months after announcing her retirement from the game of basketball, legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt will be honored by President Barack Obama and presented with the Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony Tuesday. Among those also receiving the award are astronaut John Glenn, author Toni Morrison, musician Bob Dylan,…

  7. Pat Summitt steps down as Tennessee women’s coach

    Apr 18, 2012, 1:59 PM EDT


    Legendary Tennessee women’s head basketball coach Pat Summitt is stepping down after 38 seasons with the Lady Volunteers. Summitt will be named an honorary head coach emeritus and assistant coach Holly Warlick will take over primary coaching duties. “I feel really good about my decision,” Summitt told the Knoxville News Sentinel. “I think this is…