From PJ Media: Legendary Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Known for Her Faith, Hard Work, and Character

One of the foremost names in college sports — especially in the South — has lost her battle with Alzheimer’s. Pat Summitt, who spent an astounding 38 years coaching women’s basketball at the University of Tennessee, was 64.

Summitt grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee, and she played college hoops at the University of Tennessee-Martin, where she received All-American honors. In 1976, she played on the silver medal-winning team at the Montreal Olympics, and eight years later she coached the gold medal-winning team in Los Angeles.

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