LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Pat Knight was too busy preparing for his
opening game as the new coach at Texas Tech to show up for his
first news conference since replacing his father.
Instead, several players showed up today to discuss the
surprising move that saw Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight resign.
Being the Texas Tech coach is a role for which Pat Knight has
been groomed the past three seasons, and perhaps his entire life.
He played for his father at Indiana and has been with him since
they arrived at Tech in 2001. He was chosen as his father's
successor in 2005.
Pat Knight has been a head coach twice, a partial season with
the USBL's Columbus Cagerz and a season leading the Wisconsin