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College Basketball / Summitt Retirement #1021201

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 19, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The White House announcement that President Obama will present University of Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt with the Medal of Freedom noted.

(Knoxville, Tennessee: Dean Reynolds) Summitt’s decision to step down as coach due to her early onset dementia featured; scenes shown of her passing her whistle to her successor, Holly Warlick††, and her coaching through the years. [WARLICK, University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno AURIEMMA††- talk about Pat.] [Player Meighan SIMMONS††- says you could see a change in her.] [SUMMITT – says they will still see her and she will still yell at them.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The graduation record of Summitt’s players noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Reynolds, Dean

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