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Pat Summit diagnosed with dementia

Posted on: August 23, 2011 1:06 pm
 
Former women's basketball players at Tennessee are getting calls today that Vols coach Pat Summitt, 59, has been diagnosed with dementia.

An announcement is expected today or Wednesday, CBSSports.com has learned. Former players are flying in from all over the world to be there for Summit -- who will try to coach this season, according to one of Summit's former players.

Summitt is the arguably the most successful coach in U.S. college basketball history -- male or female, pro or amateur -- with 1,071 career victories, eight national championships and an Olympic gold medal. She was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000.




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Since: Mar 15, 2007
Posted on: August 23, 2011 1:24 pm
 

Pat Summit diagnosed with dementia

Wow, that really sucks.  Good luck to you Coach Summit.  I hope the medical community is advanced enough to provide some real assistance.


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