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Award to be named for Pat Summitt

Updated: March 5, 2014, 8:31 PM ET
Associated Press

DULUTH, Ga. -- The WBCA national coach of the year award has been named in honor of former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt.

Summitt retired in April 2012 after winning a career-best 1,098 games and leading the Lady Vols to eight national titles and 18 Final Four appearances in 38 seasons.

The 61-year-old Summitt stepped down after announcing her diagnosis of onset dementia, Alzheimer's type. She still serves as Tennessee's head coach emeritus.

Summitt was named national coach ...

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