Knight to call his first women's game
Reaching the Summitt
Pat Summitt became the first coach in women's and men's Division I history to win 1,000 games.
|Bob Knight||Texas Tech||42||902-371|
|Dean Smith||North Carolina||36||879-254|
The Lady Vols' game, against No. 2 Oklahoma, airs on ESPN2 at 7:30 p.m. ET from Oklahoma City.
It will be Summitt's first attempt at the landmark win. She earned her 999th victory Thursday night when the Lady Vols (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) rallied from a nine-point second-half deficit to edge Mississippi 60-59 as Angie Bjorklund hit a 3-pointer with 6 seconds left.
"Anyone who wins 1,000 times at anything is special," said Knight, the winningest Division I men's coach with 902 victories.
Knight will be joined by Brent Musburger and Nancy Lieberman on the ESPN2 broadcast. He has been working at the network since last March and doing studio work and commentary on Thursday night men's games.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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