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Bobby Knight
Bobby Knight

Born in 1940, Bobby Knight is the National Collegiate Athletic Association'€™s (NCAA) most successful basketball coach. He became the youngest varsity coach in 1965, taking the helm of the Army'€™s basketball team. His brand of coaching, which stressed unselfish play and discipline, led him to the Indiana University Hoosier's program in 1971. His 1975 team had a perfect season, going 32-0 …

Date of Birth: October 25, 1940


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"Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one." Bobby Knight
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"Why talk now when so many things have been said without ever giving me a chance to talk?" Bobby Knight
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"At one point, I said to the officials that you guys haven't called walking for 20 years, now you don't know what it is. When you call walking, you're about half right." Bobby Knight
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"The key is not the "will to win" . . . everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important." Bobby Knight
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"Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win." Bobby Knight
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"All of us learn to write in the second grade. Most of us go on to greater things." Bobby Knight
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"The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare." Bobby Knight
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"Everyone wants to be on a winning team,but no one wants to come to practice" Bobby Knight
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"" Evervybody hears, but few listen" Bobby Knight
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"You tell him to cast long, set the hook hard and not be upset when the fish leaves. Because the next cast, you have another chance to catch a fish," Bobby Knight
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"I think any time you have the chance to play early in the season really tells you what you have and don't have, ... Right now, a freshman is a freshman. This early, they're question marks. I don't think you can expect tremendously consistent play this early. You're starting over." Bobby Knight
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"I don't have to wait until the next morning to regret something I did that was kinda dumb." Bobby Knight
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"We don't have any physical description. We don't know how many subjects were involved, which is mind boggling, with all those people around," Bobby Knight
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"Pat has been instrumental in what we've done here so far and the most selfish thing for me is that I want to see what we've done placed in the hands of the most competent person, and that's Pat. No one would come close to being able to continue to build on what we've done here so far like he will." Bobby Knight
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"The guy had no clue, ... But that was irrelevant. If (UC president Nancy Zimpher) didn't like what she saw, it's her prerogative to change it. Whether she's right or wrong doesn't matter. That's something in coaching you have to understand." Bobby Knight
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"You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball." Bobby Knight
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"It was a tough thing for Baylor to start out playing like this. No matter how much they worked in practice and tried to simulate playing on the road, it can't be done. They were under a tremendous handicap." Bobby Knight
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"I think Davie County is going to grow despite what anybody does. That's why we need to have the infrastructure that's compatible with that growth.... If it's feasible, we don't want to see any more houses on septic tanks." Bobby Knight
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"If I were in charge I'd drug test all you son's of b*tches, not just the athletes." Bobby Knight
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"If my primary purpose here at Indiana is to go out and win ballgames, I can probably do that as well as anybody can. I would just cheat, get some money from alot of people around Indianapolis who want to run the operation that way, and just go out and get the best basketball players I can. Then we'd beat everybody." Bobby Knight
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"... absolutely, totally untrue" Bobby Knight
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