Robert Montgomery Knight (born October 25, 1940) is an American former basketball coach.Often referred to as "Bobby Knight" and nicknamed "the General", Knight won 902 NCAA Division I men's college basketball games, a record at the time of his retirement, and currently fourth all-time, behind his former player and assistant coach Mike Krzyzewski of Duke, Roy Williams, and Jim Boeheim of ...
Robert M. "Bob" Knight. Bob Knight is a legend among coaches. His teams performed much like him – disciplined, tough, smart, focused, and tenacious. His success was based partly on his ability to instill quality fundamentals in his players. His motion offense demanded a firm grasp of some of the game’s most basic ideas.
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Bob Knight, in full Robert Montgomery Knight, also called Bobby Knight and the General, (born October 25, 1940, Massillon, Ohio, U.S.), American collegiate basketball coach whose 902 career National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) coaching victories are among the most in men’s basketball history. Knight played basketball and football in high school, and he was a reserve on the Ohio State University national championship basketball team in 1960.
Bob Knight. Born: October 25, 1940. Alma Mater: Ohio St. (1962) As Player: 74 G, 3.8 PPG, Ohio State (Full Record) Career Record (major schools): 42 Years, 899-374, .706 W-L% Schools: Army (102-50), Indiana (659-242) and Texas Tech (138-82) Conference Champion: 11 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.) NCAA Tournament: 28 Years (45-25), 5 Final Fours, 3 Championships
Bob Knight is synonymous with Indiana Hoosiers basketball and national titles. He won three of them. Unfortunately, that’s not all he is known for. In his 40-plus years of coaching, Knight made more than his share of headlines for the wrong reasons. More often than not, Knight’s temperament landed him in hot water.
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What did Bobby Knight do wrong? On Sept. 7, 2000, it was Bob Knight’s sanctuary. That was the day the legendary Hoosiers men’s basketball coach was accused of grabbing freshman student Kent Harvey by the arm and breaking the zero-tolerance policy enacted by university president Myles Brand. Who did Bobby Knight head butt?
In the world of college basketball, the name Bobby Knight is synonymous with Indiana, winning, and controversy. In his 29 years with the Indiana Hoosiers, Knight guided the team to three national titles, including the 1975-76 squad, which is the only team in NCAA history to complete an undefeated season at 32-0.
© Provided by The Spun Indiana Hoosiers head coach Bob Knight looks on during a game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Woodson played for Knight from 1976-80 before a lengthy NBA playing career.
Happy 80th Birthday to Former Indiana Coach Bob Knight. It's Oct. 25, 2020, which means legendary Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight turns 80 years old today at his home in Bloomington. Author ...