Bob Knight Resigns As Texas Tech Coach
“I am very fortunate and blessed to have played for him. He made me a better man and for that I am grateful”
Bob Knight, known as much for his fiery temper as his basketball brilliance, resigned Monday at Texas Tech, handing the team over to his son. It was a stunning midseason move by the winningest men's coach in major college basketball, who gave no hint a change was coming. Pat Knight, a Red Raiders assistant, was appointed his father's successor in 2005.
'There's a transition that's going to take place here from me to Pat and I've dwelt on this all year long ... how it would be best for him and for the team and for what we can do in the long run to make this the best thing for Texas Tech,' Knight told the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, which first reported the resignation. Read more
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#1 Feb 5, 2008
Great coach that will be missed from College Basketball. I wish him well.
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