Pat Summitt, the legendary coach of the Tennessee women's basketball program has died. The Pat Summitt Foundation announced her passing this morning. She was 64.

Summitt coached Tennessee to 8 national championships in her 38 years as head coach. She won 1,098 career games, more than any other coach in Division 1 basketball history. Summitt stepped away from coaching in 2012 after being diagnosed with early-onset dementia, Alzheimer's type. Later that year, she would be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Arthur Ashe Award.

A public memorial for Summitt is being planned in Tennessee.


[via ABC News]

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