Officials with ESPN announced a special programming update today for two of its networks. The programming is in relation to the upcoming memorial service to pay tribute to legendary basketball coach Pat Summit.
This Thursday the University of Tennessee will hold a memorial service to pay tribute to legendary basketball coach Pat Summit. The service will be held July 14th at 7pm. It will be carried live on ESPN2 and the SEC Network. Coverage of the service will be hosted by ESPN’s Maria Taylor. Live from Thompson-Boling Arena at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Ryan McGee, co-host of ESPN Radio’s Marty and McGee, will host ESPN Radio’s coverage of the service live from 7pm to 9pm.
Summit passed away two weeks ago after an ongoing battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was originally diagnosed with the disease in 2011. During her thirty-eight years at The University of Tennessee Summit won 1,098 games and brought the university eight national championships making her the most successful coach in major college basketball history.
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