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Princeton's Head Coach Reveals Amazing Story About Pat Summitt's Generosity

Courtney Banghart tells a story about Pat Summitt.

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Tuesday morning, the world learned that legendary women's basketball head coach Pat Summitt had passed awayafter courageously battling early onset dementia. Many in the industry have been paying homage to Summitt on social media, trading stories of their experiences with the coaching icon. Princeton head coach Courtney Banghart's tale is especially moving.

Banghart, who has been Princeton's head coach since 2007, recalled the first time she met Summitt, when she was in her second year of being an assistant coach. She details how Summitt helped her find her car during a flood - and how she paid for her dinner a year later. Very cool.

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Summitt finished her career with 1,098 wins, but it seems it won't only be her on-court success that people remember.