Bob Knight passes away at age 83

02082020 – Bloomington, Indiana, USA: NCAA basketball coach Bob Knight, who took the Indiana Hoosiers to three NCAA national titles, returns to Assembly Hall, Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

Former Indiana University basketball coach Bob Knight, renowned for his fiery coaching style and storied career, has passed away at the age of 83. The Knight family announced his death in a statement released on November 1, 2023, at 6:14 PM EST.

“Updated: 6:14pm EST, 11/01/2023

It is with heavy hearts that we share that Coach Bob Knight passed away at his home in Bloomington surrounded by his family. We are grateful for all the thoughts and prayers, and appreciate the continued respect for our privacy as Coach requested a private family gathering, which is being honored. We will continue to celebrate his life and remember him, today and forever as a beloved Husband, Father, Coach, and Friend.In lieu of flowers, please consider honoring Coach with a memorial contribution to the Alzheimer’s Association or Marian University.To donate, please visit:In Memory of Coach Bob Knight – Alzheimer’s Association The Alzheimer’s Association leads the charge in Alzheimer’s care, support, research and advocacy.In Memory of Coach Bob Knight – Marian University. Marian University provides an education distinguished in its ability to prepare transformative leaders for service to the world.Donations to any charity in his name are also appreciated.- The Knight Family”

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