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Lady Vols remembering Pat Summitt with commemorative patch

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee is wearing commemorative patches on its jerseys to honor former Lady Volunteers coach Pat Summitt, who led the program to eight national titles. The 13th-ranked Lady Vols wore the patches Monday during a 95-56 exhibition victory over Carson-Newman. Tennessee coach Holly Warlick said the patches would remain on the Lady Vols’ jerseys all season. The…

NCAA gives $50,000 in honor of Summitt to fight Alzheimer’s

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The NCAA has donated $50,000 to the Pat Summitt Foundation in memory of the late Tennessee coach. The foundation announced the donation Wednesday. The money will go toward the Summitt Foundation’s goal of raising $2.5 million for the Pat Summitt Alzheimer’s Clinic at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, which is scheduled to open in December….

Auburn’s Williams-Flournoy reacts to Pat Summitt’s passing

“Pat Summitt is the reason our game is where it is today. She was the coach that everyone in our game aspires to be. But more importantly, she was the person that we all should aspire to be. Pat was a fierce competitor on the court and a strong, caring, compassionate woman off the court. Her desire to win with…

Auburn’s Bruce Pearl on passing of Pat Summitt

On what the biggest thing was he learned from Pat Summitt… “Pat Summitt saw things in people that they did not see in themselves. Pat Summitt never apologized to any one of her players for expecting the most out of them, demanding it and getting it. She was a great friend. She was as loyal as they came. If you…

Pat Summitt, Winningest Coach in D1 History, Dead at 64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who helped boost the women’s game to the big time in a 38-year career at Tennessee, has died at 64. With an icy glare on the sidelines, Summitt led the Lady Vols to eight national championships and prominence on a campus steeped in the traditions…