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Thompson-Boling court to get new name

Updated: March 24, 2005, 9:03 PM ET
By Beth Mowins | Special to ESPN.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Surpassing Dean Smith to become the all-time winningest coach in Division I history was a given.

If Pat Summitt's Lady Vols hadn't helped their coach score victory No. 880 on Tuesday with a 75-54 win over Purdue, the historic moment would have no doubt come early next season.

But the night wasn't short on surprises. First, Summitt's 79-year-old mother, Hazel Head, made her first trek to Thompson-Boling Arena in years. The two shared a teary-eyed moment in ...

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