Bob Knight Joins ESPN
February 28, 2008 at 1:48 PM (PT)
Legendary and controversial college basketball coach BOB KNIGHT, who exited the head coaching job at TEXAS TECH on FEBRUARY 4th, has joined ESPN as a men’s college basketball studio analyst during the network’s coverage of NCAA basketball from Championship Week through the tournament. He will start with ESPN on MARCH 12th and will appear on the network's TV channels and ESPN RADIO.
"I think ESPN has been real good for college basketball, and I look forward to working with some of their people who I have known a long time," said KNIGHT.
ESPN EVP/Production NORBY WILLIAMSON added, "Coach KNIGHT is a legend with a depth of knowledge on tournament basketball. Fans have always found him to be a compelling listen and we are delighted to add his insights to our tournament coverage."