Bob Knight Archive

For former players, Bob Knight was “larger than life” on and off the court

  • Kevin Vera 11/03/2023 11:19 am  

Robert Montgomery Knight will be remembered as one of the greatest coaches ever. His impact on the court will be felt for generations and he revolutionized the game. Knight’s name will forever live in basketball legacy. The national championships, the ...

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Video, Quotes: Mike Woodson, Calbert Cheaney, Xavier Johnson and Trey Galloway remember Bob Knight

  • William McDermott 11/02/2023 7:44 pm  

Mike Woodson, Calbert Cheaney, Xavier Johnson and Trey Galloway addressed the media Thursday evening at Assembly Hall to remember Bob Knight, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 83. Watch all three press conferences below: — Woodson transcript MIKE ...

Roundup: Writers weigh in on the legacy of Bob Knight

  • Staff 11/02/2023 1:30 pm  

Bob Knight passed away Wednesday at the age of 83 in Bloomington. The Hall of Fame coach won three national championships and 11 Big Ten titles at Indiana. Here are some of the best pieces from around the Web that ...

IU athletics will honor Bob Knight at Friday’s exhibition and throughout the 2023-24 basketball season

  • Staff 11/02/2023 1:03 pm  

Indiana announced early Thursday afternoon plans to honor Bob Knight, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 83. Here’s the full release from the IU: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – IU Athletics plans to honor and celebrate the life of Hall ...

Former players, coaching peers and others react to the passing of Bob Knight

  • Staff 11/02/2023 8:48 am  

Former IU coach and Hall of Famer Bob Knight passed away Wednesday at the age of 83 in Bloomington. Tributes and statements rolled in immediately on social media and we’ve gathered many of them below: Keith Smart “Every stage of ...

Bob Knight passes away at age 83

  • Staff 11/01/2023 6:30 pm  

Former Indiana coach and Hall of Famer Bob Knight passed away Wednesday at the age of 83, his family announced. Here is the full statement from the family: It is with heavy hearts that we share that Coach Bob Knight ...

National Bobblehead Hall of Fame unveils two Bob Knight bobbleheads

  • Alex Bozich 09/07/2023 8:05 am  

According to a release, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame is commemorating Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight with two new bobbleheads. In partnership with the Knight Legacy, founded by Pat Knight, two special edition bobbleheads of the former IU ...

Bob Knight’s family issues statement following release from hospital

  • Staff 04/04/2023 8:17 am  

Bob Knight’s family issued a statement Monday afternoon after the Hall of Fame coach was released from the hospital. Here is the full statement, which was published on Updated: 3:00pm EST, 4/3/23 On behalf of the Knight Family, we thank ...

Former IU coach Bob Knight admitted to hospital on Friday

  • Staff 04/03/2023 8:51 am  

Former Indiana men’s basketball coach Bob Knight was admitted to the hospital on Friday according to a letter sent to former players on Sunday evening. The letter asked for prayers for the 82-year-old Knight. According to the letter, Knight is ...

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Bob Knight back at Assembly Hall on the eve of IU’s matchup against North Carolina

  • Staff 11/29/2022 8:27 pm  

Legendary Indiana coach Bob Knight was back at Assembly Hall Tuesday night in advance of the program’s matchup against North Carolina in the 2023 Big Ten-ACC Challenge. IU’s official Twitter account shared images of Knight in Assembly Hall with the ...

Former Indiana coach Bob Knight attends practice as season tipoff nears

  • Tyler Tachman 10/28/2021 9:01 pm  

During practice in Assembly Hall on Thursday, former IU coach Bob Knight wrapped his arm around Mike Woodson. As the two sat next to each other, a smile crept across Woodson’s face. With just 12 days until the start of ...

Video: Buckner, Thomas, Wittman and Woodson offer inside look at Knight’s return to Assembly Hall

  • Staff 07/07/2020 12:49 pm  

On Monday, the Big Ten Network released a 14-minute video featuring an inside look at Bob Knight’s return to Assembly Hall back in February. The segment, featuring Quinn Buckner, Isiah Thomas, Randy Wittman and Mike Woodson, features insight from all ...

Top moments from the 2019-20 Indiana men’s basketball season: Moments 5-1

  • Dylan Wallace 04/16/2020 8:37 am  

With the 2019-20 NCAA men’s college basketball season officially over due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plenty of time has been spent reflecting on what was an eventful campaign for the Indiana Hoosiers. Archie Miller’s third season in Bloomington was likely ...

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

  • Cameron Drummond 02/09/2020 7:38 am  

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

  • Cameron Drummond 02/08/2020 7:03 pm  

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

  • Jamie Owens 02/08/2020 5:22 pm  

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.