Bob Knight Archive

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 [email protected] + Chris Korman of the H-T/Hoosier Scoop has highlights from the Hall induction, including the full text of Bob Knight’s letter ...

Around the Hall: Big Ten Media day and Bob Knight

Around the Hall is recommended reading (and in this case, listening) from the Inside the Hall crew. + The Big Ten Network has video interviews with most of the coaches in the conference (Tom Crean not included). {Big Ten Network} ...

Dick Vitale via Twitter: Bob Knight won’t show

If Bob Knight’s comments released on Tuesday weren’t a clear indication on where he stood on showing up to his induction into Indiana’s Athletics Hall of Fame, ESPN’s Dick Vitale has your clarification. Knight isn’t coming. Making matters worse, fans ...

Yeah, um, don’t expect Bob Knight to show up to the HOF ceremony

Remember Friday when I surmised that maybe, just maybe, this olive branch extended by the alumni might have healed the last wound standing between Bob Knight and IU? Yeah, about that. “The Indiana University administration recently made a public announcement ...

A sign Bob Knight will be back in November?

Yesterday, the Herald-Times reported that anonymous donors hooked Indiana up with $75,000, which will be used to reach a lawsuit settlement with Bob Knight, the last of such unresolved disputes between the former coach and the university. The agreement was ...

Around the Hall: Bob Knight and Wednesday’s practice

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. You can send us a link at [email protected] + Andy Katz talks to Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke coach says that Indiana should “celebrate” Bob Knight before he ...