Found January 11, 2013 on
Last night’s Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt game ended in a cloud of controversy. With about :17 seconds left in the game and Kentucky clinging to a three point lead, UK forward Nerlens Noel took a floater in the lane. It appeared to be a pretty clear shot clock violation, but officials counted the basket anyways.
Vandy coach Kevin Stallings went nuts on the officials and Bobby Knight, who was doing color commentary, got very confused.
At around the 1:00 minute mark of the video, Knight starts rambling about numbers and the game clock and the shot clock and it is very evident he has literally no idea what is going on. Kentucky held on to win 60-58 but the really story here is how does ESPN have a man who appears to be senile calling a prime-time Thursday night game?
We’re not alone. YouTube user boyer527 had this to say:
Dear Jesus. Stay away from the sec and invest in an old folks retirement village
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