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ESPN basketball analyst and Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight has gotten the attention of the Big Blue Nation. “Wow, Bob Knight really is refusing to utter the word “Kentucky.” Basically put Cats on upset alert but refers to ‘em as team ‘from the SEC.’” tweeted Kyle Tucker, Courier-Journal. “Just absurd to think ESPN has,...Read the Rest...
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Bob Knight, in an apparent show of disrespect, refused to mention the University of Kentucky by name when discussing the NCAA Tournament Saturday.
According to Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio, when asked on “SportsCenter” which No. 1 seed was most susceptible to upset, Knight said “the team playing from the SEC.” It was apparently pretty obvious that Knight was pulling...
During weekend segments on ESPN’s College Basketball coverage, former head coach Bob Knight refused to say the word “Kentucky.” Instead of calling them the Kentucky Wildcats, Knight would only refer to them as “that team from the SEC.” Awful Announcing believes Knight’s behavior has to do with his longtime antipathy toward Wildcats coach John Calipari. Many believe