Thursday, February 24, 2005


Network Conducts Revealing One-on-One Interviews with Tennessee's Hall of Fame Basketball Coach

NEW YORK, N.Y. - College Sports Television (, will shine a spotlight on Tennessee's Hall of Fame basketball coach Pat Summitt on Sunday, February 27, when it premieres a new episode of its innovative One2One interview series. The Pat Summit One2One special premieres Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

Summitt is the Hall of Fame coach who has guided the Tennessee Lady Volunteers to a record six NCAA National Championships and has been named NCAA Coach of the Year seven times. During her One2One interview with CSTV college basketball analyst Debbie Antonelli, discusses her relationships with archrival Geno Auriemma of Connecticut, Jody Conradt of Texas and other coaches, and her humble start in coaching when she made $250 a year. Summitt also tells Antonelli why one of her former players says that "the monster comes out of her in March."

CSTV's innovative One2One original series features intimate sit-down interviews with the biggest names in college sports. One2One has already sat down with legendary coaches Joe Paterno, Jim Calhoun and Mike Krzyzewski, former UConn basketball star Diana Taurasi and NCAA President Myles Brand. NBA Commissioner David Stern will be featured on the March 6 One2One.

One2One: Pat Summitt (Sunday, February 27, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)

# The nation's winningest collegiate women's basketball coach, with a 873-171 record as of February 22
# Guided Tennessee to six NCAA championships and 23 Southeastern Conference tournament and regular season titles, and has coached 12 Olympians and 61 All-SEC performers
# Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000
# Named the Naismith Coach of the Century in 2000, and has been named NCAA Coach of the Year seven times

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