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Pat Summitt stepping down as Vols coach

April 18, 2012 at 2:24 PM   |   Comments

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 18 (UPI) -- Pat Summitt, diagnosed with early onset dementia, has resigned as Tennessee women's basketball coach after piling up an NCAA record 1,098 wins in 38 seasons.

The school said Wednesday it has named her head coach emeritus and associate head coach Holly Warlick has been named her successor.

Summitt, 59, who was diagnosed with the disease several months ago, won eight national championships with the Volunteers. She finished her career with a 1,098-208 record.

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