Pat Summitt

1952 - 2016

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Patricia Susan Summitt (née Head; June 14, 1952 – June 28, 2016) was an American women's college basketball head coach who accrued 1,098 career wins, the most in college basketball history at the time of her retirement. She served as the head coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team from 1974 to 2012. Summitt won a silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal as a member of the United States women's national basketball team. She returned to the Olympics in 1984 as a head coach, guiding the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pat Summitt has received more than 2,841,065 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Pat Summitt is the 655th most popular basketball player (down from 570th in 2019), the 13,600th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,918th in 2019) and the 387th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Pat Summitt ranks 655 out of 1,264Before her are Josh Smith, Ian Mahinmi, Patrick Beverley, Chuck Eidson, Markieff Morris, and Hasheem Thabeet. After her are Sergei Monia, Clint Capela, Daniel Hackett, Andre Miller, Brian Shaw, and Brad Stevens.

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Among people born in 1952, Pat Summitt ranks 588Before her are Deepti Naval, Spencer Abraham, Donald R. McMonagle, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Lai-Sang Young, and John Lynch. After her are Helen Dunmore, Charles Camarda, Lee Morin, Rita Dove, Des Browne, and Gordon H. Smith. Among people deceased in 2016, Pat Summitt ranks 488Before her are Rémy Vogel, David Hahn, Arthur Maia, Bruno Rangel, Tera Wray, and Victoria Wood. After her are Dalian Atkinson, Phife Dawg, Bahman Golbarnezhad, Antoine Demoitié, Mohammed Shahid, and Ananias Eloi Castro Monteiro.

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Among people born in United States, Pat Summitt ranks 13,600 out of 15,968Before her are Iron & Wine (1974), Lee Nguyen (1986), Pete Davidson (1993), Evan Taubenfeld (1983), Dannel Malloy (1955), and Adam Gregory (1987). After her are Vince Flynn (1966), Don Michael Paul (1963), Jack Quaid (1992), Anthony Ervin (1981), Danger Mouse (1977), and Angelo Taylor (1978).


Among basketball players born in United States, Pat Summitt ranks 387Before her are Jeff Green (1986), Trae Young (1998), Josh Smith (1985), Patrick Beverley (1988), Chuck Eidson (1980), and Markieff Morris (1989). After her are Andre Miller (1976), Brian Shaw (1966), Brad Stevens (1976), Lou Williams (1986), O. J. Mayo (1987), and Jared Dudley (1985).

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