Knight will begin his duties March 12, working as a studio analyst throughout the NCAA tournament, ESPN said. He is also to appear on the network's "SelectionSunday" specials.
"I think ESPN has been real good for college basketball and I look forward to working with some of their people who I have known a long time," Knight said.
The longtime coach, who retired from Texas Tech Feb. 4, has 902 college coaching career victories.
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