Robert Montgomery Knight (* 25. October 1940 in Massillon, Ohio) is an US-American basketball coach. The Knight well-known as Choleriker ranks among the most successful coaches of NCAA history. 1984 he trained the US basketball olympia selection with the plays in Los Angeles.
After an inconspicuous Highschool - career got Knight 1958 a scholarship Ohio State University. it , even if only as a bank player, won 1960 at the side of John Havlicek and the exception player Jerry Lucas the NCAA championship. Until 1962 one played two further marks in the final. Knight knew that its talent would not be enough for the NBA, and planned therefore a career as a coach. At this time he learned many refinement of the basketball play of coach legend Fred Taylor.
1965 it began its coach career with the USMA in west POINT. Its team extremely successfully played, and so the large college programs became on it attentively. One its player was Mike Krzyzewski, which should likewise become later a successful coach. to 1971 he got the coach post of the Indiana University offered and assumed. In the season 75/76 the feat succeeded to its team, the entire season ungeschlagen to remain. 1981 and 1987 the crew two further championships won. Until he could celebrate 2000 with Indiana over 650 victories.
At the 11. September 2000 became Knight of the University of Indiana to dismiss, after it had attacked a student. It was only one of many scandals in the career of Bobby Knight. The coach post with Texas Tech got few months after its Rauswurf. He trains this crew until today, however with moderate success. To 5. He achieved February 2003 its 800. Victory as a coach, a mark except it only the Dean Smith, Adolph Rupp and Jim Phelan cracked.
- Steve Alford: Playing for Knight. My six seasons with coach Knight, Simon & shoemaker, New York 1990. ISBN 0-671-67771-3 (English)
- John Feinstein: A season on the brink. A year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers, Macmillan, New York 1986. ISBN 0-02-537230-0 (English)
Web on the left of
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Robert Montgomery Knight|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of US-American basketball coaches|
|DATE OF BIRTH||25. October 1940|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Massillon, Ohio, the USA|