Bob Knight

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Ex-Hoosier Says Bobby Knight Squeezed Players' Testicles

Todd Jadlow's book contains new abuse allegations against the coach

(Newser) - Bobby Knight, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball history, is famous for his temper. But an autobiography published this month by one of his former players contains disturbing new details of the ways in which Knight allegedly abused the student athletes playing for him, Deadspin reports. Todd Jadlow,... More »

Duke's Krzyzweski Scores Record 903rd Win

Coach K passes Bob Knight's record

(Newser) - Duke Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski gave mentor Bob Knight a hug immediately after surpassing his record of 902 wins last night. The victory over Michigan State made the man known as Coach K, now in his 37th season, Division I's all-time winningest coach, and the season is just... More »

NCAA President Myles Brand, 67, Dies of Cancer

Philosophy professor led sports powerhouse after firing Bob Knight at Indiana U.

(Newser) - Myles Brand, the first academic in 50 years to head the National Collegiate Athletic Association and perhaps best known as the man who, as president of Indiana University, fired legendary basketball coach Bob Knight, died today of pancreatic cancer; he was 67, the New York Times reports. The former philosophy... More »

Knight's Out: Coach Resigns

All-time wins leader calls it a career, leaves Texas Tech midseason

(Newser) - The NCAA Division I men’s basketball all-time wins leader, Bob Knight, has resigned from Texas Tech. It is unclear why the legendary coach left the team midseason, but he had become noticeably wearier and was recently said to be contemplating retirement. Knight won his 900th game just last month,... More »

Texas Tech Win Is Knight's 900th

He's 'glad it's over' as 68-53 defeat of A&M draws season's largest crowd

(Newser) - With a 68-53 upset of No. 10 Texas A&M, the Texas Tech Red Raiders also secured a record 900th win for coach Bob Knight. The first men's Division 1 coach to hit the 900-win milestone chalked his achievement up as "a mark of longevity," and admitted, "... More »

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