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Pat Summitt Honored One Year After Her Death

Arguably the greatest women’s college basketball coach of all-time, today marks the one year anniversary of Pat Summitt’s death.

NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Rutgers v Tennessee
Pat Summitt cuts down the net after the Lady Vols won the 2007 championship.
Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

As you get older, time goes by so quickly that it can be hard to wrap your head around an anniversary, a holiday, or even a birthday as they approach.

So is the case with today. This date marks the one year anniversary of the death of women’s basketball and Vols coaching legend, Pat Summitt.

Man, how time flies.

Many ex-players, ex-colleagues, and family members took to social media today to pay their respects. Candace Parker, VFL and possibly the best player in Lady Vols history, had this to say:

Candace Parker wrote a very touching message to the late Pat Summit.

There were also many, many others who paid their respects.

Summitt passed away last year at age 64 due to complications from Alzheimer's Disease. She was the winningest coach in Lady Vols history, winning over 1,000 games and eight championships throughout her career. She made the Final Four 18 times.

Most importantly, Summitt’s legacy was felt more off the court than on it. Countless numbers of players, coaches, administrators, and other major constituents presently involved in NCAA athletics owe their careers and successes to her.

We miss you, Pat.