Ohio State Honors Alum Bob Knight
During halftime of Tuesday night’s Lamar-Ohio State game, the Buckeyes honored Bob Knight, a member of the school’s 1960 national championship team, with a University Ambassador Medal. The festivities opened with a video tribute that featured a quick montage and Mike Krzyzewski congratulating him on the honor, then two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin presented him with the medal. Finally, Knight gave a speech, which you can watch now.
As a coach, Knight won a then-record 902 NCAA Division I men’s college basketball games, which is now second all-time to the aforementioned Krzyzewski. Knight will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in Kansas City next month.
Watch the video tribute that aired at Value City Arena – OhioStateBuckeyescom’s YouTube page:
See Bob Knight’s year-by-year coaching record.