Bob Knight handed off the team to Pat just like he wanted

Originally Published: February 5, 2008
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Texas Tech head coach Bob Knight thought about retiring a year ago after he passed Dean Smith's all-time win record.

But his son, assistant coach Pat Knight, said he talked his father out of the decision.

A month ago, Knight said his father mentioned retiring again.

But, once again, Knight said he convinced his father that he should finish the season.

On Monday, Knight had no rebuttal to his father's decision. By the time he entered his father's ...

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