Stepping down from the Summitt

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Stepping down from the Summitt

‘There will never be another Pat Summitt’
Mark Humphrey/Associated Press file photo
Tennessee’s Pat Summitt won the Southeastern Conference tournament this year, then she stepped down as head coach because of health concerns. Her career ends with a 1,098-208 record, 16 regular-season Southeastern Conference championships and 16 SEC tournament titles.
Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press file photo
Longtime assistant coach Holly Warlick – a former Lady Vols’ All-American and 27-year assistant at UT – will take over for 59-year-old Hall of Famer Pat Summitt, who will become head coach emeritus. “We will work as hard as we possibly can with the goal of hanging more banners in Thompson-Boling Arena,” Warlick said.
Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press file photo
Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart said he watched Holly Warlick grow this season under what he called “unique circumstances” and that she is deserving of newly retired Pat Summitt’s head job. “Her mentor will be available for insight and advice, but this is Holly’s team now,” Hart said.
Pat Summitt

Coaching Record
* NCAA championship
W L Pct
1974-75: Tennessee 16-8 .666
1975-76: Tennessee 16-11 .593
1976-77: Tennessee 28-5 .848
1977-78: Tennessee 27-4 .871
1978-79: Tennessee 30-9 .769
1979-80: Tennessee 33-5 .868
1980-81: Tennessee 25-6 .806
1981-82: Tennessee 22-10 .687
1982-83: Tennessee 25-8 .758
1983-84: Tennessee 23-10 .697
1984-85: Tennessee 22-10 .687
1985-86: Tennessee 24-10 .706
*1986-87: Tennessee 28-6 .824
1987-88: Tennessee 31-3 .912
*1988-89: Tennessee 35-2 .946
1989-90: Tennessee 27-6 .818
*1990-91: Tennessee 30-5 .857
1991-92: Tennessee 28-3 .903
1992-93: Tennessee 29-3 .906
1993-94: Tennessee 31-2 .939
1994-95: Tennessee 34-3 .919
*1995-96: Tennessee 32-4 .889
*1996-97: Tennessee 29-10 .744
*1997-98: Tennessee 39-0 1.000
1998-99: Tennessee 31-3 .912
1999-00: Tennessee 33-4 .892
2000-01: Tennessee 31-3 .912
2001-02: Tennessee 29-5 .853
2002-03: Tennessee 33-5 .868
2003-04: Tennessee 31-4 .885
2004-05: Tennessee 30-5 .857
2005-06: Tennessee 31-5 .861
*2006-07: Tennessee 34-3 .919
*2007-08: Tennessee 36-2 .947
2008-09: Tennessee 22-11 .667
2009-10: Tennessee 32-3 .914
2010-11: Tennessee 34-3 .919
2011-12: Tennessee 27-9 .750
Totals 1098-208 .840

Milestone Wins
No. 1: Jan. 10, 1975 — 69-32 over Middle Tennessee State in Knoxville, Summitt’s second game as head coach.
No. 100: Jan. 13, 1979 — 79-66 over North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C.
No. 200: Dec. 3, 1982 — 69-56 over St. John’s in Detroit.
No. 300: Jan. 4, 1987 — 87-68 over North Carolina in Knoxville.
No. 319: March 29, 1987 — 67-44 over Louisiana Tech in Austin, Texas, Summitt’s first national championship.
No. 385: April 2, 1989 — 76-60 over Auburn in Tacoma, Wash., Summitt’s second national championship.
No. 400: Jan. 25, 1990 — 70-69 over South Carolina in Columbia, S.C.
No. 442: March 31, 1991 — 70-67 over Virginia in New Orleans, Summitt’s third national championship.
No. 500: Nov. 21, 1993 — 80-45 over Ohio State in the inaugural State Farm Classic in Jackson, Tenn.
No. 596: March 31, 1996 — 83-65 over Georgia in Charlotte, N.C., Summitt’s fourth national championship.
No. 600: Nov. 23, 1996 — 83-68 over Marquette in Burlington, Vt.
No. 625: March 30, 1997 — 68-59 over Old Dominion in Cincinnati, Summitt’s fifth national championship.
No. 664: March 29, 1998 — 93-75 over Louisiana Tech in Kansas City, Mo., Summitt’s sixth national championship, capping a 39-0 season.
No. 700: Dec. 5, 1999 — 85-62 over Wisconsin in Madison, Wis.
No. 800: Jan. 14, 2002 — 76-57 over DePaul in Knoxville.
No. 876: March 4, 2005 — 64-54 over Auburn in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament, tying Adolph Rupp for second place on the all-time win list.
No. 877: March 5, 2005 — 76-73 over Vanderbilt in the semifinals of the SEC tournament in Greenville, S.C.
No. 879: March 20, 2005 — 94-43 over Western Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, tying Dean Smith for first on the all-time win list.
No. 880: March 22, 2005 — 75-54 over Purdue in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Knoxville.
No. 900: Jan. 19, 2006 — 80-68 over Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn.
No. 947: March 3, 2007 — 59-46 over Rutgers in Cleveland, Summitt’s seventh national championship.
No. 983: March 8, 2008 — 64-48 over Stanford in Tampa, Fla., Summitt’s eighth national championship.
No. 1000: Feb. 5, 2009 — 73-43 over Georgia in Knoxville, becoming first coach in college basketball history to reach milestone.
Associated Press

Stepping down from the Summitt

FILE
Mark Humphrey/Associated Press file photo
Tennessee’s Pat Summitt won the Southeastern Conference tournament this year, then she stepped down as head coach because of health concerns. Her career ends with a 1,098-208 record, 16 regular-season Southeastern Conference championships and 16 SEC tournament titles.
FILE
Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press file photo
Longtime assistant coach Holly Warlick – a former Lady Vols’ All-American and 27-year assistant at UT – will take over for 59-year-old Hall of Famer Pat Summitt, who will become head coach emeritus. “We will work as hard as we possibly can with the goal of hanging more banners in Thompson-Boling Arena,” Warlick said.
FILE
Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press file photo
Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart said he watched Holly Warlick grow this season under what he called “unique circumstances” and that she is deserving of newly retired Pat Summitt’s head job. “Her mentor will be available for insight and advice, but this is Holly’s team now,” Hart said.
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