Bob Knight Archive

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

  • Alex Bozich 02/08/2020 4:48 pm  

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:

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Video: Bob Knight returns to Assembly Hall

  • Alex Bozich 02/08/2020 3:12 pm  

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

  • Cameron Drummond 02/08/2020 1:48 pm  

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?

  • Cameron Drummond 01/06/2020 9:43 am  

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

  • Alex Bozich 07/11/2019 10:38 am  

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

  • Alex Bozich 04/06/2019 2:31 pm  

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”

  • Alex Bozich 03/10/2017 11:02 am  

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

  • Staff 04/05/2013 10:00 pm  

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

  • Greg Rosenstein 11/19/2012 10:36 pm  

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 ...

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

  • Alex Bozich 11/16/2012 1:46 pm  

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”

  • Alex Bozich 01/28/2012 11:52 am  

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

  • Alex Bozich 05/31/2011 10:06 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 03/09/2011 10:50 am  

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

  • Zachary Osterman 09/10/2010 11:30 am  

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 …

  • Alex Bozich 09/10/2010 7:41 am  

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

  • Alex Bozich 12/18/2009 7:52 am  

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 ...