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Tyler Summitt, Son Of Legendary Coach Pat Summitt, Resigns After Reportedly Impregnating A Player

Tyler Summitt, the son of legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, resigned from his post as Louisiana Tech's women's head basketball coach today. 

The 25-year-old coach cited "personal reasons" as the cause of him stepping down.

Summitt says he engaged in a "relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most." 

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Swish Appeal, SB Nation's WNBA blog, is reporting that Summitt is resigning because he impregnated a player. 

Summitt married his high school sweetheart in 2013. 

From the report

Multiple sources close to the situation have informed Swish Appeal, that the person Tyler Summitt had an inappropriate relationship with is a player, and that she is pregnant. We have decided to not release the player's name.

Summitt played at Tennessee from 2010-12. He was an assistant coach at Marquette before accepting the Louisiana Tech head coaching job in 2014. Summitt had compiled a 30-31 record through two seasons as the Lady Techster's coach.