The sports world reacts to the death of basketball icon Pat Summitt
Legendary Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt has passed away at the age of 64.
Summitt had battled early onset dementia, Alzheimer's type, since 2011.
She was an icon around college basketball, winning 1,098 games and eight national titles during her 38-year career.
Here is some of the reaction on social media to Summitt's death.
RIP to Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt, one of the truly great coaches and people in the history of American sport. https://t.co/BAVzUTRK19— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) June 28, 2016
The @SEC mourns the loss of Pat Summitt. A true champion in every sense of the word.— SEC (@SEC) June 28, 2016
Pat Summitt coaches Team USA at the 1984 Summer Olympics. RIP. pic.twitter.com/m43KVI8nKi— SI Vault (@si_vault) June 28, 2016
"Here's how I'm going to beat you. I'm going to outwork you. That's it. That's all there is to it."— Jason Romano (@JasonRomano) June 28, 2016
- Pat Summitt#RIPPatSummitt