medal of freedom http://wmot.org en Coach Summitt to Receive Medal of Freedom http://wmot.org/post/coach-summitt-receive-medal-freedom <p>WASHINGTON (AP/WMOT) &mdash; The White House says former Tennessee women&#39;s basketball coach Pat Summitt will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation&#39;s highest civilian honor.</p><p>President Barack Obama says Summitt is an &quot;inspiration&quot; as the coach who has won more games than anyone else in NCAA college basketball history and for her willingness to &quot;speak so openly and courageously about her battle with Alzheimer&#39;s.&quot;</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:53:34 +0000 AP/WMOT 9999 at http://wmot.org