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Tamika Catchings, SEC support Pat Summitt

SEC joins forces to support Summitt

Originally Published: January 20, 2012
By Heather Burns

Tamika Catchings keeps in pretty close contact with her former coach, Tennessee's Pat Summitt. But when Summitt called Catchings at 11 on a Sunday night, the WNBA star knew something wasn't right.

"I looked at the phone and was like, 'Why is Pat calling me this late?'" Catchings said. "I picked up, and she started talking, telling me she wanted to give me a heads-up. ... She had been seeing a lot of doctors and been diagnosed with dementia."

Summitt, who has led the ...

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