Pat Summitt News

Campus Community Invited to Celebration of Pat Summitt’s Life

Pat Summitt standing in front of the crowd during a UT Lady Vols Basketball game.

UT is hosting a Celebration of Life service for Lady Vol Basketball Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at Thompson-Boling Arena. Doors to the arena will open at 5:30 p.m. If you plan to attend, please leave your vehicle parked in your assigned lot on campus and walk to avoid traffic around the arena. Shuttles will run from the Ag campus beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Friends, Fans Share Tributes to #PatSummitt

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Social media users pay tribute with reactions from around the sports world on Pat Summitt’s passing and stories about the impact she’s had on countless individuals.

Milestone after Milestone in Summitt’s Career

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Pat Summitt’s program maintained a 100 percent graduation rate for players and her career victory total was the most of any coach in the history of NCAA men’s or women’s basketball at the time of her retirement.