The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011.
By United Press International
Bob Knight may have broken NCAA rules

Bob Knight may have broken NCAA rules

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Ex-Indiana University coach Bob Knight appears to have broken NCAA rules by helping his coach son recruit two players to Lamar University's team, a report said.
Texas Tech fires Pat Knight

Texas Tech fires Pat Knight

LUBBOCK, Texas, March 7 (UPI) -- Texas Tech has fired men's basketball Coach Pat Knight, effective after the Big 12 Conference Tournament, the school said Monday.

Sampson, Knight head Hall of Fame list

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Ralph Sampson and Bob Knight head the list of eight new inductees into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, officials said Monday.

COL BKB: Syracuse 63, West Virginia 52

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Syracuse head Coach Jim Boeheim notched his 850th career win Monday while guiding the 20th-ranked Orange to a 63-52 victory over West Virginia.

COL BKB: Duke 98, Elon 72

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski tied Dean Smith in career NCAA Division I men's basketball wins Monday with the Blue Devils' 98-72 rout of Elon.

NCAA head Myles Brand dead of cancer

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- NCAA President Myles Brand, best remembered for firing fiery Indiana University basketball coach Bob Knight, died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday in Indianapolis.

Don Meyer becomes winningest NCAA coach

ABERDEEN, S.D., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Northern State men's basketball Coach Don Meyer is now the winningest coach in NCAA history with 903 victories, one ahead of Bob Knight.

COL BKB: Duke 87, N.C. State 86

RALEIGH, N.C., March 1 (UPI) -- Duke's Mike Krzyzewski got his 800th career victory Saturday when his sixth-ranked Blue Devils rallied to edge North Carolina State 87-86.

ESPN hires Bob Knight as analyst

BRISTOL, Conn., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Recently retired Bob Knight, the winningest basketball coach in major college history, has joined ESPN as an analyst, the U.S. cable network announced Thursday.

No action taken against Indiana's Sampson

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Kelvin Sampson remained the men's basketball coach at Indiana University Friday despite numerous alleged NCAA violations regarding telephone calls to recruits.

COL BKB: Baylor 80, Texas Tech 74

WACO, Texas, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Curtis Jerrells scored 16 points Wednesday and Baylor held on to defeat Texas Tech in the coaching debut of Pat Knight 80-74.
Knight resigns as coach at Texas Tech

Knight resigns as coach at Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Texas Tech Coach Bob Knight, the winningest coach in the history of Division I men's basketball, resigned, Monday effective immediately.

Eddie Sutton gets win No. 800

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- University of San Francisco Coach Eddie Sutton is basking in the glow of his 800th career victory, an 85-82 decision Saturday at Pepperdine.

COL BKB: Texas Tech 68, Texas A&M 53

LUBBOCK, Texas, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A 19-point effort by Martin Zeno Wednesday gave Texas Tech a 68-53 win over Texas A&M and Coach Bob Knight his 900th career victory.
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Bob Knight
College basketball coach Bob Knight poses for a photograph during a fund raising event in St. Louis on May 16, 2009. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Robert Montgomery "Bob" or "Bobby" Knight (born October 25, 1940) is a retired American basketball coach. Nicknamed "The General", Knight has won 902 NCAA Division I men's college basketball games, more than any other head coach. On January 1, 2007, he achieved his 880th victory, breaking the record held by Dean Smith. His 900th victory came on January 16, 2008.

He was most recently the head men's basketball coach at Texas Tech before announcing his retirement on February 4, 2008. He was previously the head coach at Indiana University and at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

From 1971–2000, Knight coached the Indiana Hoosiers, where he led his teams to three NCAA championships, one National Invitation Tournament (NIT) championship, and eleven Big Ten Conference championships. He received the National Coach of the Year honor four times and the Big Ten Coach of the Year honor six times. In 1984, he coached the USA men's Olympic team to a gold medal, becoming one of only three basketball coaches to win an NCAA title, NIT title, and an Olympic gold medal.

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