Pat Summit ~ former coach of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team. She holds the most all-time wins for a coach in NCAA basketball history of either a men's or women's team in any division. She coached from 1974 to 2012, all with the Lady Vols, winning eight NCAA national championships
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The beginning of the Larry Bird-Magic Johnson rivalry began in 1979 when Magic and Bird met for the NCAA Championship. It was one of the most watched games in college basketball history—at the time—and many say that it was so anticipated that is sparked the phrase "March Madness".
"On March 2, 1974, in one of the most famous comebacks in NCAA basketball history, the men's basketball team rallied from an 8-point deficit with only 17 seconds left to force the game into overtime against Duke University. The Tar Heels then went on to win 96-92."