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OTL: Growing Up Summitt

Originally Published: February 2, 2009
By Mechelle Voepel
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- He's the "Little Ricky" of women's basketball. Nearly born during a recruiting trip, Tyler Summitt was already in cahoots with his mother in utero.

His head was turned sideways, Tennessee coach Pat Summitt says of her only child. And that's what kept him in place while she (almost) finished a visit with prospect Michelle Marciniak in Pennsylvania … and raced to the airport … and flew back to Tennessee … and rode in an ambulance to the hospital.

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