Tag Archives: Bob Knight

Time has come to allow Bob Knight’s returns to Assembly Hall to pass without notice
November 8, 2021

Legendary Indiana University Basketball coach Bob Knight was back at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall – again – for Hoosier Basketball Fan Fest yesterday. After so many heralded returns, it might finally be time to allow Knight to slip in and out of IU Basketball events without notice or coverage. Since Knight was fired over 21 years […]

Indiana Basketball – why do IU fans torture themselves by continuing to watch?
March 10, 2021

Why do I watch every Indiana game from start to finish? Indiana fans are among the most ardent in college basketball.  After a monotonous and historic run of mediocre basketball, Hoosiers still block out two-plus hours of their lives to watch.  No matter the opponent, stakes, or apparent level of futility, we still show up wearing red […]

My favorite Indiana Basketball team – the 1981 NCAA Champions
March 23, 2020

As an Indiana University freshman in 1980-1981, I was treated to an uneven season of basketball from what will always be my favorite team. The beginning of the season was difficult to watch – the end was glorious.  The worst was a 66-60 loss to Texas-Rio Grande Valley, and the best was the national championship game against […]

Bob Knight’s return to Assembly Hall may have very little to do with him
February 5, 2020

So, I wrote yesterday about how I am no longer invested in former Indiana coach Bob Knight returning to Assembly Hall, and how being jerked around by Knight has grown tiresome.  The phone started ringing as soon as I published the post. On the other end of the phone for the rest of the morning […]