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“I am hopeful the media and the public will respect the privacy of my family and me as we deal with this difficult situation I have caused.”Few other details on the alleged liaison have been released.
Summitt, who earned 5,000 a year, was head coach of the Lady Techsters for the last two seasons.
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Before taking the job at Louisiana Tech, Summitt served as Marquette University’s assistant coach for women’s basketball, overseeing skill development and acting as scouting coordinator, according to the school’s athletics website.
My hope, plans and prayers are to repair those relationships,” Summitt said.“I am appreciative of the opportunity I was given to coach at Louisiana Tech.
I am heartbroken that my time has ended in Ruston, but because of my respect for the institution, it is best that I resign,” Summitt continued.
Multiple sources aware of the situation said the unidentified woman is pregnant with Summitt’s child, SB Nation’s blog Swish Appeal reported.
The 25-year-old Summitt, who is married, released a statement Thursday announcing his abrupt departure from the university.“I am profoundly disappointed in myself for engaging in a relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most.
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Summitt graduated from the University of Tennessee, where his mother coached the Lady Vols for 38 years before her diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease caused her to step down in 2012, ESPN reported.