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“She died peacefully this morning at Sherrill Hill Senior Living in Knoxville surrounded by those who loved her most.” Summitt was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000, and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, from President Obama in 2012.
She stepped down from coaching following the 2011-12 season after reaching the Elite 8 in the NCAA tournament.
When she stepped down, Summitt called her coaching career a "great ride." Summitt was a tough taskmaster with a frosty glower that could strike the fear of failure in her players.
Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who brought the women's game into national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning at the age of 64.
She coached in 22 Final Fours (18 NCAA, 4 AIAW), and one team went 39-0.
The court at Thompson-Boling Arena, where the basketball teams play, is called “The Summitt.” “It is with tremendous sadness that I announce the passing of my mother, Patricia Sue Head Summitt,” said Summitt’s son Tyler in a statement.
Her all-time record at Tennessee was 1,098-208, and she coached 47% of her games against ranked opponents.
She also had a .913 winning percentage at home, where she went 504-48.
“Over the course of a year, from 2010 to 2011, I began to experience a troubling series of lapses.