Statement from K-State’s Patterson on Tennessee coach Pat Summit

By The Mercury

K-State women’s basketball head coach Deb Patterson provided the following statement on the news regarding Pat Summit stepping aside to take the position of “head coach emeritus” at Tennessee.

“Coach Summit set the standard for excellence, passion and intensity in women’s basketball,” Patterson said. “Her impact on the lives of the young women whom she coached, as well as her impact on the game’s history and future will remain priceless.”

Patterson faced Summit’s Tennessee teams on a number of occasions when Patterson was an assistant coach at Vanderbilt from 1992-96.

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