Pat Summitt released from hospital

Pat Summitt released from hospital

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Lady Vols Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt was released from the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being admitted for routine medical tests.

Patrick Wade, Director of the Pat Summitt Foundation, issued a statement Wednesday afternoon.

"On behalf of Pat and Tyler Summitt, The Pat Summitt Foundation is pleased to report that Coach Summitt was released from a Knoxville hospital earlier today after completing a round of routine tests. Pat would like to assure everyone that she is feeling fine and is happy to be returning to her normal schedule. Pat and Tyler also expressed their appreciation for all the good wishes they have received."

Summitt was admitted to a hospital Sunday night and had been expected to be released Tuesday afternoon.

Summitt stepped down as Tennessee's coach in April 2012 after announcing a year earlier she had early onset dementia, Alzheimer's type.

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