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Summitt reaches new heights: 1,000 wins

By: AP
By: AP

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pat Summitt has now gone where no other
major college basketball coach has traveled.

The Tennessee women's coach has become the first Division I
basketball coach -- man or woman -- to win 1,000 career games. Her
12th-ranked Lady Vols routed Georgia 73-43. It was their second
chance in four days at giving their coach her latest and one of her
greatest milestones.

These baby Lady Vols, with seven freshmen on the roster,
improved to 17-and-4.

In her 35 years at Tennessee, she has won eight national titles.
And Summitt says reaching 1,000 victories is "a hard number to
even comprehend."

Summitt thanked her former players and staff and the Tennessee
administration for giving her the chance when women's basketball
was not as popular as it is today.


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