Tennessee Coach Summitt Retires

    Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt reacts to a foul on the court against Texas in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Chad Greene)

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    Pat Summitt won 1,098 games and eight NCAA titles as the head basketball coach for the Lady Vols, and now she is stepping down because of her fight with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Summitt, who spent 38 years at Tennessee and recorded the most wins in men’s or women’s college basketball, will retain the title of "head coach emeritus" and remain involved with the practices and games to the extent the NCAA allows. Holly Warlick, Summitt's longtime assistant, will take over as head coach. Warlick has been with the team for 27 years.

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