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(L-R) Shannon Bobbitt #00 and head coach Pat Summitt of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers watch players cut down the net as they celebrate their 64-48 win against the Stanford Cardinal during the National Championsip Game of the 2008 NCAA Women's Final Four at St. Pete Times Forum April 8, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
(L-R) Shannon Bobbitt #00 and head coach Pat Summitt of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers watch players cut down the net as they celebrate their 64-48 win against the Stanford Cardinal during the National Championsip Game of the 2008 NCAA Women's Final Four at St. Pete Times Forum April 8, 2008 in Tampa, Florida. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
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Legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt died Tuesday. She was just 64 years old. In her 38 years as coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols, Summitt won eight national championships, 1,098 games — the most by any Division 1 basketball coach, men's or women's — and could even boast a 100 percent graduation rate for her athletes.

Summitt was diagnosed with early-onset dementia in 2011, and resigned as head coach at Tennessee the year after.

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Bill Littlefield, host of NPR’s Only A Game, which tweets @OnlyAGameNPR.

This segment aired on June 29, 2016.

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