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‘We back Pat’ — Lipscomb shows support for legendary hoops coach Pat Summitt


Lipscomb University athletics reports:

The Lipscomb women’s basketball team will honor long-time University of Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt with a “We Back Pat” event on Saturday, Jan. 26 as the Lady Bisons host Mercer at 4 p.m.
Summitt, who was diagnosed with early onset dementia in April 2011, and  her son Tyler have launched the Pat Summitt Foundation to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.
Lipscomb head coach Greg Brown was an assistant for Summitt at Tennessee.
“Outside of my parents, Coach (Don) Meyer and Coach Summitt have been the greatest influences in my career, both personally and professionally,” Brown said. “Anything I can do to give back for what Coach Summitt has done for me, I look forward to it.”
The Lipscomb athletic department asks fans that attend the contest to wear the official “We Back Pat” shirt to the game. Shirts are $9 and can be purchased in the Athletic Department or at the men’s game versus Kennesaw State on Jan. 24. All of the proceeds will be donated to the Pat Summitt Foundation.

Read the full release, and learn more at the website of the Pat Summitt Foundation.

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    January, 11 2013

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