Tag Archives: Bob Knight

BBL: And we’ll have fun, fun, fun

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Kentucky and Arkansas will fill Rupp Arena with positive energy tonight, says Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Arkansas confident it can win anywhere, reports Robbie Neiswanger of the Arkansas News. Kentucky players can picture a … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino and multiple NCAA Tournament winners

Since John Wooden's amazing reign of 10 national titles in 12 seasons from 1964 through 1975, eight college basketball coaches have won multiple national championships. Rick Pitino became the eighth on Monday night when his Louisville Cardinals defeated Michigan 82-76 … Continue reading

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Tubby Smith must really want to keep coaching

If Tubby Smith is serious about going to Texas Tech it can only mean that the former Kentucky coach just can’t quit on coaching. Fired by Minnesota last week, Smith has reportedly met with Texas Tech officials about the opening … Continue reading

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Report: Bob Knight likely done at ESPN after this season

The Big Lead, which is usually accurate on such things, is reporting that Bobby Knight is probably through at ESPN after this season. The General is in the final year of his contract with the cable network and according to … Continue reading

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Bob Knight selling title rings and gold medal

Bobby Knight made news earlier this week when it was announced that he would be doing the color on a couple of UK basketball telecasts this season. Now the former Indiana coach is making news for a different reason. Jim … Continue reading

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Twitter reacts to Bob Knight saying “Kentucky”

Twitter reacts to Bob Knight saying “Kentucky” and “Indiana” on ESPN’s Mike and Mike this morning: Awful Announcing: “Bob Knight says the word Kentucky. Proof the internet works” The Big Lead: “Bob¬†Knight¬†said the word “Kentucky”! Terry Hutchens: “Indiana and Kentucky … Continue reading

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The Big Lead asks Bob Knight about Kentucky

The Big Lead says it got hold of Bob Knight’s cell phone number and asked the former Indiana coach and current ESPN analyst why he avoids saying the word “Kentucky” on the air. Knight was none too pleased to be … Continue reading

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A look at Bob Knight’s coaching record against Kentucky

Pat Knight, son of Bob, coaches the Lamar Cardinals tonight against UK at Rupp Arena. That brings to mind Bob Knight’s annual on-the-floor battles with the Cats. A recap: – As a young coach at Army, Knight’s team lost to … Continue reading

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BBL: Lacey to visit Kansas; Knight’s pseudo apology

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Trevor Lacey will visit Kansas, reports the Lawrence Journal World. Doron Lamb says he will return for sophomore season, reports Jerry Tipton of the H-L. Bob Knight apologizes for making comments about UK personal, reports … Continue reading

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Man bites dog: Bob Knight apologizes to UK

Freeze warnings are now out way, way south of the border. Bob Knight has apologized. This from ESPN: ESPN analyst Bob Knight apologized Tuesday after making erroneous statements over the weekend about the academic record of Kentucky’s basketball team. At … Continue reading

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