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Tyler Summitt admits inappropriate relationship, resigns

Tyler Summitt resigned from his job as Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach on Thursday and acknowledged having an inappropriate relationship.

"I am profoundly disappointed in myself for engaging in a relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most," Summitt said in a statement issued through Louisiana Tech.

"My hope, plans and prayers are to repair those relationships. I am appreciative of the opportunity I was given to coach at Louisiana Tech. I am heartbroken that my time has ended in Ruston, but because of my respect for the institution, it is best that I resign. I am hopeful the media and the public will...

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