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SHINING IN THE SHADOW OF KNIGHT
Curry Kirkpatrick
February 03, 1975
The No. 1 Hoosiers are unbeaten—and almost unknown. It figures. There can be little personal fame when the subs are super and the coach is a martinet
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February 03, 1975

Shining In The Shadow Of Knight

The No. 1 Hoosiers are unbeaten—and almost unknown. It figures. There can be little personal fame when the subs are super and the coach is a martinet

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It was a typical week, awash with both Knight's disdain for the media—he is fond of telling journalists, "All of us learn to write by the second grade, then most of us go on to other things"—and his delight in putting the press on. He recently revealed to an interviewer his distrust of mankind generally. He said that he does "not like" people and that he "especially hates" women. Ah. No more Mr. Nice Guy?

Well, the image projected by Knight may change from game to game, but at least one thing now is very sure back home in Indiana. No matter how scary Knight may choose to become, his team will remain the most frightening thing on the court.

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