Bob Knight is the all-time winningest coach in NCAA college basketball history with over 900 wins in a career that included Head Coaching stints at Army, Indiana, and now Texas Tech.
His collegiate coaching career spans 41 years. His six years at Army resulted in a 102-50 record including four NIT tournaments and leading the nation in team defense for three of those years. His 29 years at Indiana resulted in three national championships (1976, 1981 and 1987), eleven Big Ten championships, 22 seasons of 20 or more wins, and earned him Big Ten Coach of the Year honors six times and National Coach of the Year four times. His Texas Tech teams have won at least 21 games in five of his six seasons in Lubboch.
He reached the 900 win mark in 2008 with a 68-53 win over Texas A & M University, breaking the old record held by Dean Smith of North Carolina.
He also coached U.S. teams to gold medals in the 1979 Pan American Games and the 1984 Olympics.
His coaching achievements were honmored in 1991 when he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
A native of Orrville, Ohio, Knight
is a graduate of Ohio State where he was a member of Buckeye hardwood
teams that won three Big Ten titles