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In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt smiles as a banner is raised in her honor before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in Knoxville, Tenn. Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who boosted women's game, has died at 64. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

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3. As the head coach of Tennessee’s women’s basketball program from 1974 to 2012, Pat Summitt’s 1098 wins are the most among Division-I basketball coaches. Sumitt coached the Lady Vols to NCAA Tournament berths in all 38 years she served as head coach. Summitt also boasts the most Final Four Appearances (18) and second-most championships (8) of all D-I women’s coaches.

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Tyler Summitt, left, his mother, Hall-of-Fame Tennessee Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt, and former Louisiana Tech coach Leon Barmore share a moment after a press conference Wednesday, April 2, 2014 to announce Tyler Summitt, 23, as the new women's basketball coach at the college, in Ruston, La. (AP Photo/The Shreveport Times, Douglas Collier) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT SHREVEPORTTIMES.COM; NO SALES

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Tyler Summitt, left, his mother, Hall-of-Fame Tennessee Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt, and former Louisiana Tech coach Leon Barmore share a moment after a press conference Wednesday, April 2, 2014 to announce Tyler Summitt, 23, as the new women's basketball coach at the college, in Ruston, La. (AP Photo/The Shreveport Times, Douglas Collier) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT SHREVEPORTTIMES.COM; NO SALES

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Tyler Summitt reaches for his mother, Hall-of-Fame Tennessee Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt, after a press conference Wednesday, April 2, 2014 to announce Tyler Summitt, 23, as the new women's basketball coach at the college, in Ruston, La. (AP Photo/The Shreveport Times, Douglas Collier) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT SHREVEPORTTIMES.COM; NO SALES

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Former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt (left) gives her whistle to new coach Holly Warlick at her farewell news conference. Warlick played under Summitt and was a Lady Vols assistant for 27 seasons. (Associated Press)

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Former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt (left) gives her whistle to new coach Holly Warlick at her farewell news conference. Warlick played under Summitt and was a Lady Vols assistant for 27 seasons. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Tennessee coach Pat Summitt follows her team in the second half of an NCAA women's college basketball tournament regional final against Baylor, with assistant coach Mickey DeMoss, right, talking to assistant head coach Holly Warlick, rear, Monday, March 26, 2012, in Des Moines, Iowa. Baylor won 77-58. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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** FILE ** Tennessee coach Pat Summitt follows her team in the second half of an NCAA women's college basketball tournament regional final against Baylor, with assistant coach Mickey DeMoss, right, talking to assistant head coach Holly Warlick, rear, Monday, March 26, 2012, in Des Moines, Iowa. Baylor won 77-58. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, 59, has won 1,071 games and led the Volunteers to eight national championships. (Associated Press)