LUBBOCK -- Texas Tech coach Bob Knight has been reprimanded by the Big 12 for comments about officiating after a December 15th loss to New Mexico.
The public reprimand is over Knight arguing about Lobos freshman
Dairese Gary's one-handed 47-footer at the halftime buzzer to give
New Mexico a 44-26 lead.
Knight didn't think Gary released the shot in time.
After the game, Knight said, quote: "I thought it was a
The league says Knight's comment violated the Big 12's
sportsmanship code, which prohibits public comments about
Knight and his spokesman couldn't immediately be reached for
New Mexico beat Tech 80-63, giving Lobos coach Steve Alford his
second win over the coach he played for at Indiana.