I wonder what Knight thinks of Sampson?

6 comments by   |   Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 3:36 pm EDT

After finally reading through Bob Kravitz’s column this afternoon, I know. Well, I’m relatively sure. I mean, there’s room for interpretation.

A quick bit of background: Bob Knight was in Indianapolis last night appearing on a show called “Mickey’s Corner,” which is, from what I’ve gathered, not exactly hard hitting.

But at one point, the host did dangle a chance for Knight to take a swipe at Kelvin Sampson, a coach he had feuded with while they competed in the Big 12 and who many of Knight’s former players openly criticized.

Knight, of course, took it.

The closest we got to juicy was when Maurer asked a general question — not a Sampson-related question — about cheating in recruiting. “If you get caught cheating, they should shoot you,” Knight said. “Because you’re too dumb to be alive.”

Share the Scoop!

Related content: Read more in Men's Basketball
 
Ferrell, Robinson enter pretrial diversion program
Mosquera-Perea reaches plea agreement for OWI arrest
CBS to carry a pair of Indiana basketball games #iubb
Big Ten Network to broadcast 17 Indiana basketball games
Guyton writes open letter to Knight, asks him to return to IU
6 comments:
#1
Chet
Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 3:52 PM EDT

That’s priceless.

 
#2
Wade
Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 4:23 PM EDT

Exactly!

 
#3
ChronicHoosier
Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 11:13 PM EDT

I would strongly recommend that Sampson never hunt quail with Knight. Seriously.
Along these lines, how soul cleansing would it be to hear Knight go on a 3-min. unbridled rant about Sampson, ala the Greg Graham internet rant?! Let’s just get it all out there in one f-bomb laden tirade to listen and forward a couple hundred times.

 
#4
Chris
Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 11:32 PM EDT

I missed it….anybody know where you can find the video online?

 
#5
BA
Friday, September 12, 2008 - 5:45 PM EDT

Gotta love his honesty, it may cut deep at times but damn if he’s not always right. Oh and I doubt he was kidding at all about the shooting, he’ll do it.

 
#6
Chip
Saturday, September 13, 2008 - 12:14 AM EDT

This is classic Bobby Knight! How I do miss him and even his tirades. He was an amazing coach and he is still dearly missed in this town!!

 


RSS feed

Comments

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

Today @ HoosiersHQ.com

Recent comments on The Scoop



  • W. Tennis. Day Two of Tribe Invitational in the Books -

    The Indiana women’s tennis team competed in day two of the Tribe Invitational at William & Mary on Saturday afternoon. IU picked up seven doubles wins and three

  • M. Soccer. Hoosiers Score 2-1 Win at Rutgers - Goals from Femi Hollinger-Janzen and Tanner Thompson gave Indiana a 2-1 win at Rutgers in Big Ten action Saturday
  • This time Indiana made the plays - Earlier this week we wrote about the struggles the Indiana football program has had in ending up on the
  • Coach TV: Wilson talks Missouri upset - Indiana coach Kevin Wilson discusses his teams 31-27 upset of No. 18 Missouri today on the road. Watch
  • 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Northwestern Wildcats -

    With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today,

  • More TV designations announced for IU’s 2014-2015 schedule -

    The Big Ten announced television designations on Thursday for the remainder of league games that will be shown on either CBS or the ESPN family of networks. Indiana will have a

  • Q&A: Catching up with Max Hoetzel - Indiana freshman Max Hoetzel sat down with IUHoosiers.com this week to talk about his early adjustments to
  • Mosquera-Perea to do community service - Hanner Mosquera-Perea has accepted a plea agreement stemming from his February arrest for
  • Indiana Hoosiers Upset Missouri in Columbus: Full Recap
  • Hoosiers Prevail: The Morning After