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Pat Summit to pull a Bruce Pearl

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by MU_was_not_so_hard, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Well, let's hope she shows some restraint

  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    I hope she leaves her shirt on.
  3. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    fixed :)
  4. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Summitt's only 54? Really? Seems like she should be older, doesn't it?
  5. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    I've never liked Summit as a person, but as a coach and motivator, she's second to none in that regard. Quality coach all the way around. This ought to be fun.
  6. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Never met her, but read the book on her. I'm a fan.

    (Of course, what do I have to compare her with? Rene Portland.)
  7. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    My Pat Summitt story...

    Was covering the Florida state high school girls hoop championships a few years back, Summitt was there watching a signed recruit. She promised she'd come watch if the player took her team to the title game, and she delivered. So this was not a business trip, and she didn't like the attention from media. Our photographer snapped a few pics from afar, thought it no big deal.

    Well, we got back to the office and the photog starts looking at the shots. One made us both jump back-- Summitt is staring straight into the camera with those piercing eyes and an "I don't appreciate this" look (that's the PG-13 description). Kind of reminded me of the SI cover from a few years back. The photographer didn't even remember Summitt looking in the camera's direction, but she did for a split-second. It was downright creepy.

    I kept that print on my desk for years...
  8. DisembodiedOwlHead

    DisembodiedOwlHead Active Member

    Joe Cocker says she can leave her hat on.
  9. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    I bet she's got a nice rack.
  10. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Don't look now, playthrough...

  11. Chef

    Chef Active Member


    Looks like age has not been kind to her.
  12. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    She became Tennessee's head coach right out of college at age 22, as I recall.
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