Bob Knight Archive

Bob Knight’s Assembly Hall return brings tears, closure following decades-long saga

For all the cacophony of noise, good and bad, that built up the anticipation to Bob Knight’s return to Assembly Hall, the first moments of his homecoming were muted. Knight slowly shuffled through the southeast tunnel of Assembly Hall, assisted ...

‘It gets miserable when you’re losing’: Indiana clings to future opportunities after home loss to Purdue

Archie Miller speaks of opportunities. During his postgame media sessions he often points to the chances for significant wins provided by playing in the Big Ten Conference. Saturday afternoon was no different. But in the wake of a 74-62 home ...

Photo Gallery: Indiana vs. Purdue, Bob Knight’s return to Assembly Hall

Check out 82 photos by Jamie Owens from Indiana’s 74-62 loss to Purdue as well as photos of Bob Knight’s public return to Assembly Hall. Purchase prints from J. Scott Photography.

Video: Randy Wittman, Mike Woodson discuss Bob Knight’s return to Assembly Hall

Randy Wittman and Mike Woodson addressed the media on Saturday afternoon to discuss Bob Knight’s return to Assembly Hall. Watch their full press conference below:

Video: Bob Knight returns to Assembly Hall

Bob Knight returned to Assembly Hall with more than 40 former players on Saturday afternoon for a halftime celebration during IU’s game against Purdue. Watch as Knight makes his first public appearance in the building since 2000: Bob Knight returns ...

Former Indiana coach Bob Knight returns to Assembly Hall

Bob Knight is back in Assembly Hall. For the first time publicly since he was dismissed as Indiana men’s basketball head coach in September 2000, Knight has returned to the arena he once towered over as a coach. The occasion ...

‘Time heals all’: Will a new year and decade bring an Indiana basketball return for Bob Knight?

Bob Knight’s words were straightforward, but in the end metaphorical. Since relocating back to Bloomington in the twilight of his life, the former Indiana basketball coach has slowly increased his public appearances. Recent years have brought speaking engagements around the ...

Report: Former IU coach Bob Knight buys house in Bloomington

It appears Bob Knight is coming back to Bloomington. The former IU coach, who made his first public appearance on campus since 2000 back in April, recently purchased a house in Bloomington according to a report from The Bloomington Herald-Times ...

Bob Knight makes first public appearance at IU since 2000

Former Indiana coach Bob Knight made his first public appearance on campus in Bloomington on Saturday afternoon since his firing in 2000. Knight, 78, attended IU baseball’s game against Penn State at Bart Kaufman Field. In video published on social ...

Bob Knight: “I have no interest in ever going back to that university”

If you’re still holding out hope that Bob Knight will return to Assembly Hall one day, the Hall of Fame coach squashed that idea for good on Friday morning. In an interview with Dan Patrick to promote Showtime’s “Perfect in ...

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 ...