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Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

Posted on: February 29, 2012 11:33 am
Edited on: March 1, 2012 4:12 pm
 
Indulge me for a second and imagine this was college football season. And imagine there was a team, late in the season, that was demonstrably better than almost everyone else, bearing down on a spot in the BCS title game. Imagine that team was, say, Alabama. And imagine it had the likely Heisman Trophy winner in, say, Mark Ingram.

And imagine the most famous college football analyst in America, when asked about the top teams and players in the country, never mentioning the words "Alabama" or "Mark Ingram."

Couldn't happen, right? I don't care who he is -- Lou Holtz, Kirk Herbstreit, Gary Danielson, whoever -- no analyst could get away with that.

So why is Bob Knight getting away with it?

Why won't Bob Knight say the words "Kentucky" or "Anthony Davis?"

Knight was on the Mike and Mike show today, and he was talking about some of the top teams in the country. He glowed about Syracuse but never mentioned Kentucky, which is odd considering Kentucky is No. 1 in both polls. Of the 96 available votes in the two polls combined, Kentucky received 94 this week. Kentucky is the leading candidate not just for a No. 1 seed, but for the No. 1 overall seed, and is the overwhelming favorite of Vegas oddsmakers to win the title.

But Knight doesn't want to mention the Wildcats -- coached by John Calipari, whom Knight has verbally attacked in the past.

You could chalk that up as a matter of opinion, as Knight being vintage contrarian Knight, but not when you combine it with another recent segment of his -- when he was talking about the best players in the country. He never mentioned Kentucky's Anthony Davis, which is odd considering the rest of the country considers Davis and Kansas' Thomas Robinson not just the leading candidates for national POY ... but the only candidates for national POY. And as an added bonus, Davis is the presumptive No. 1 overall pick if he enters the 2012 NBA Draft.

But Knight doesn't want to mention Davis -- coached by John Calipari, whom Knight has verbally attacked in the past.

This sort of thing, coming from an analyst, is about as brazen and ridiculous as a coach throwing a chair across the court or grabbing a player by the neck and having it caught on video.

So why is Bob Knight getting away with it?








Comments

Since: Jan 22, 2012
Posted on: March 3, 2012 8:43 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

Said by uksmithfanCoach Cal helped raise over $1 mil for Haiti earthquake relief, giving $100,000 of his own money AND gave $10,000 towards tornado relief efforts.

$1,010,000 is greater than $300,000.

Bob Knight still sucks and is a cheater.
Who cares what he raised for Haiti. Bob Knight a cheater? lol!  How many final four banners has your coach had pulled?  Yeah, you might want to rethink calling Knight a cheater when you have the DIRTIEST coach in college hoops HISTORY.  Knight may be a lot of bad things, but Calipari is the cheater not Knight.



Since: Jan 22, 2012
Posted on: March 3, 2012 8:40 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

So why is Bob Knight getting away with it?
Because no one likes Kentucky except their fans and apologists like you?
On a side note, how does Dickie V get away with his adulterous relationship with DUKE!



Since: Feb 17, 2008
Posted on: March 3, 2012 8:30 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

How much have you given to Earthquake and Tornado relief?  I have home insurance.



Since: Sep 26, 2008
Posted on: March 3, 2012 8:24 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

It is very well documented AND proven that Bobby Knight IS indeed a GIANT douche.



Since: Sep 26, 2008
Posted on: March 3, 2012 8:20 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

Coach Cal helped raise over $1 mil for Haiti earthquake relief, giving $100,000 of his own money AND gave $10,000 towards tornado relief efforts.


$1,010,000 is greater than $300,000.


Bob Knight still sucks and is a cheater.    &nb
sp;   



Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: March 3, 2012 8:08 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

Because, Doyel, unlike you, Bobby Knight is not a douche nozzle



Since: Oct 20, 2008
Posted on: March 3, 2012 6:43 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

Kentucky doesn't like Bob Knight.



Since: Feb 17, 2008
Posted on: March 3, 2012 6:42 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

"Knight has a high regard for education and has made generous donations to Texas Tech. On November 29, 2007, the Tech library honored this with A Legacy of Giving: The Bob Knight Exhibit. When Knight came to the school in 2001, he gave $10,000, the first gift to the Coach Knight Library Fund which has now collected over $300,000."



Since: Mar 2, 2012
Posted on: March 3, 2012 6:22 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

This whole issue boils down to one thing. Some people hate what others have done becaues of not being able to do it themself. You guy's want to take up for Bob Knight, and bash coach Cal. What will you say when after he retires and UK has who knows how many more titles? Fact is the way things are now UK is like a runaway freight train heading down the track toward NewOrleans, and thiers no way you can stop it.



Since: Sep 26, 2008
Posted on: March 3, 2012 4:55 pm
 

Bob Knight dislikes Kentucky -- it's transparent

Coach Cal and his wife, Ellen, donated $10,000 towards tornado relief efforts in Kentucky. 

What did Bobby Knight give?


Yea, Coach Cal is one HUGE scumbag.

But, Bobby Knight is a fine, outstanding citizen. 


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