Coach Quits, Reportedly After Affair Left Student Pregnant

April 11, 2016

Tyler Summitt resigned last week as women's basketball coach at Louisiana Tech University, admitting to an "inappropriate relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most," The Shreveport Times reported. SB Nation's "Swish Appeal" blog, citing "multiple sources close to the situation," reported that the relationship was with a player and that she is pregnant. Summitt is the son of Pat Summitt, the legendary coach of the women's basketball team at the University of Tennessee.

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