Summitt gets 1,000th victory

Published 2:02 am Friday, February 6, 2009

Pat Summitt became the first Division I basketball coach — man or woman — to win 1,000 career games Thursday night as her 12th-ranked Lady Vols beat Georgia 73-43. It was their second chance in four days at giving their coach her latest and one of her greatest milestones.

The landmark win came on the court named for Summitt, who just keeps racking up achievements for others to chase.

Tennessee lost 80-70 to No. 2 Oklahoma on Monday night in Summitt’s first try at 1,000.

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