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Bobby Knight says college hoops is lacking integrity; cites John Calipari as an example

Bobby Knight - photo by Tom Strickland | AP

- photo by Tom Strickland | AP

I've never been a fan of Bobby Knight.  Never.  Other than the good laugh he gives me every once in awhile for some of the things he says and does.  His public comments made about last night at a fund raiser for the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame are just another example of his lack of class and judgement.  According to the Washington Post, Knight said he doesn't understand why Calipari is still coaching.  “We've gotten into this situation where integrity is really lacking and that's why I'm glad I'm not coaching,” he said. “You see we've got a coach at who put two schools on probation and he's still coaching. I really don't understand that.”

Read full article here.  (Hat tip to John Clay's Sidelines.)

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On June 24, 2010, Kentucky had five players drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall became the first Wildcat ever named the overall No. 1 pick when he was selected by the Washington Wizards.  DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings, Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Daniel Orton was picked 29th by the Orlando Magic.

 

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