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Pat Summitt

Two things happened at 11 a.m. Monday – the Lady Vols assembled for a very short practice and the news was released that Pat Summitt had been selected as Sports Illustrated's Sportswoman of the Year for her longtime achievements.

It wasn't mentioned in the team's pre-practice gathering at center court – Pat Summitt has always been low key about any honors that come her way – but senior forward Glory Johnson had somehow already heard about it. "The only thing that I heard, we were doing the first drill at practice, Pat was standing right next to me and Glory comes back from a rep and Glory said, ‘Congratulations.' And Pat... Recommended Stories