Summittis survived by her mother, Hazel Albright Head; son, Ross "Tyler"Summitt; sister, Linda; brothers, Tommy, Charles and Kenneth.

Summittrecorded 1,098 career victories, the most in Division I college basketball history for a men's or women's coach, before stepping down in 2012. She coached the Lady Vols to eight national championships in her 38 seasons at the school.

Summitt, who coached the University of Tennessee's Lady Vols women's team, announced in August 2011 that she had been diagnosed with early onset dementia.

Summittreceived a bachelor's degree in physical education from the University of Tennessee Martin in 1974, the same year she started coaching.

She was named NCAA Coach of the Year seven times and the Naismith Coach of the Century in 2000.

Growing up on a family farm, three older brothers taught her to play basketball, "a game that would later become a passion and profession for her," thePatSummittFoundation said.

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"Since 2011, my mother has battled her toughest opponent, early onset dementia, 'Alzheimer's Type,' and she did so with bravely fierce determination, just as she did with every opponent she ever faced," he said in a statement. "We can all find peace in knowing she no longer carries the heavy burden of this disease."

Summittwas born on June 14, 1952 in Clarksville, Tennessee, the youngest of five children.

Division I college basketball history, died on Tuesday at the age of 64, the University of Tennessee said.

"Patwas the greatest coach of all time," university Chancellor Jimmy Cheek said in a statement. "Her fierce spirit will live on through her players and through all of us who were Men Canada Goose Hybridge Hoody Red Dublin inspired by her on a daily basis."

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Summittdied at Sherrill Hill Senior Living in Knoxville surrounded by her family, son TylerSummittsaid.