Pat Summitt’s retirement right on target after hole-in-one


Even retired, Pat Summitt still has game.

The legendary Tennessee women’s coach, who retired in April, made a hole-in-one while playing Friday at the Sevierville Golf Club in Knoxville. She used a 7-iron on the 112-yard par-3 No. 17 for the first hole-in-one of her life.

TV analyst Debbie Antonelli tweeted that she saw the ball roll into the cup while they played with former Lady Vol Lisa McGill Reagan and coach Billie Moore.

An amazing feat! Course is buzzin @patsummitt buying!” she tweeted.

Summitt retired after 38 seasons on the Tennessee sideline after a season in which she admitted that she had been diagnosed with early-onset dementia.

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Tennessee G Hubbs undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee guard Robert Hubbs won’t practice this week after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Tuesday.

The school said in a news release that Hubbs had it done “to address chronic swelling issues that have been present since the preseason.”

No timetable has been set for when Hubbs could return to action, but he is considered doubtful for Tennessee’s next game on Dec. 12 at Butler. Tennessee (4-3) is in the midst of a 13-day break from games, which marks the program’s longest layoff during a season since December 1967.

Hubbs is averaging 15.3 points per game to rank third on the team. The 6-foot-4 junior has scored at least 13 points in each of Tennessee’s seven games.

Clemson lands 2017 guard

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Clemson landed a quality commitment on Tuesday as Class of 2017 guard A.J. Oliver committed to the Tigers. The son of Clemson women’s head coach Audra Smith, Oliver is regarded as a three-star prospect, according to Rivals, although some others view him as a top-100 caliber player.

The 6-foot-4 Oliver attends nearby Daniel High School and should have some time to get acclimated with the players and coaches before he sets foot on campus. A versatile guard who plays hard, Oliver showed that he can make plays with the ball in his hands this summer with the Upward Stars.

Oliver is Clemson’s first commitment in the Class of 2017 and it’s a strong start for head coach Brad Brownell.