Bob Knight Archive

Transcript: 1976 championship team speaks at Final Four

The 1976 national championship team met with the media on Friday afternoon in Atlanta after being named the all-time March Madness team by the NCAA. Here’s the complete transcript of today’s press conference, which included Quinn Buckner, Kent Benson, Scott ...

Notebook: Hoosiers overcome slow start to beat Georgia

BROOKLYN — Perhaps it was the travel or maybe it was playing in an NBA arena in the nation’s largest city, but Indiana got off to a very slow start on Monday evening at the Barclays Center against Georgia in ...

IU is No. 1 again, with or without Knight’s approval

When Tom Crean arrived in Bloomington in April of 2008, his to-do list grew almost immediately after he was announced as the Indiana University basketball men’s basketball coach. The rubble left in the aftermath of the Kelvin Sampson era, which ...

Knight calls state of recruiting a “cesspool beyond belief”

On Saturday morning’s edition of College Gameday from Tucson, Arizona, a conversation about the NCAA’s current graduate transfer rule yielded some interesting comments from former IU coach Bob Knight. Knight was asked by host Rece Davis for his opinion on ...

Around the Hall: Fish interview, Penn St. search, more

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. So go ahead, get your read on (or in some cases, listen on). — The author of last week’s investigative pieces on the A-HOPE program, Mike Fish of ...

Bob Knight defends Jim Tressel on Mike & Mike

Ohio State football and more specifically Jim Tressel, as you might know, has been in the news the past few days. And former Indiana coach and ESPN analyst Bob Knight, adamant follower of all NCAA guidelines, took to the airwaves ...

Remembering a time when a man defined an institution

Somewhere in my father’s attic or basement, resting assumedly under my old Legos or a bevy of rusted tools, you will find one of a pair of box-framed pictures. They bear the likeness of a man I’m told is quite ...

It was ten years ago today …

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of Bob Knight being relieved of his duties as head basketball coach at Indiana University. Time flies, right? A lot, obviously, has transpired in the time since Knight was fired. Mike Davis rallied the program, ...

Bob Knight is not a fan of John Calipari

Speaking at a fundraiser for the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday night on the southside of Indianapolis, former IU coach Bob Knight voiced his displeasure with the lack of integrity that exists in college sports today. That included ...

Around the Hall: Show goes on … without Knight

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. Send us a news tip at tips@insidethehall.com. + Chris Korman of the H-T/Hoosier Scoop has highlights from the Hall induction, including the full text of Bob Knight’s letter ...