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Latest: Sunday September 10, 2000 03:29 PM

Bob Knight Chronology
  • In a March CNN/Sports Illustrated report, former player Neil Reed alleged that Knight choked him during a 1997 practice. Also in the March report, Knight was accused of showing his players a piece of soiled toilet paper as a motivational tactic.

  • In April, CNN/Sports Illustrated aired a videotape of the Neil Reed incident.

  • Former player Ricky Calloway told the Houston Chronicle in March he once saw Knight punch former player and current Iowa coach Steve Alford during practice, a charge Alford denied.

  • Former Indiana player and current Toronto Raptors coach Butch Carter alleged in a book he co-wrote that Knight used a racial insult against one of his players, a charge Knight denied.

  • Former athletic department secretary Jeanette Hartgraves told the Indianapolis Star that in February 1998, Knight swore at her and advanced at her in anger before athletic director Clarence Doninger interceded.

  • Hartgraves also accused Knight of throwing a vase againt the wall near the secretary 12 years ago, sending shards of glass her way.

  • The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Knight attacked assistant Ron Felling after overhearing him talk about problems with the program. Felling was dismissed five days later.

  • Indianapolis' WRTV reported Knight attacked sports information director Kit Klingelhoffer 10 years ago during a confrontation over a news release. Klingelhoffer was knocked out, the station reported.

  • Knight's 29-year career at Indiana ended when was fired Sept. 10. The university dismissed its longtime coach after a 19-year-old student, Kent Harvey, claimed that Knight grabbed his arm and lectured him about manners Sept. 7. Harvey's stepfather, Mark Shaw, is a former talk-show host who Knight said is probably "the most vitriolic critic I've had."
     
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