I am an IU grad and supported Knight for many years, but enough got to be enough. Bottom line was that he expects total devotion and discipline from everyone around him, but is completely undisciplined in his own conduct. It was also completely classless of him to encourage Haston to go pro to try (unsuccessfully) to torpedo the Hoosiers' chances this year and to talk Sean May out of going to IU.
And to think what you describe doesn't happen in most programs. The truth is it does. The hiposrisy of most all Knight detractors is what gets me. Sidelines and games in college and pro sports is nothing but a string of expletives.
Haston would have went pro reguardless of Knight. And for those that think Knight was so bad why would they think Haston would have stayed? It doesn't fit. The truth is the deal Felling was making for the tape is what really blowed it up. But we only to look at Knight's bad behavior an give a pass to everyuone elses?
Lets not forget why Mike Davis is at Indiana in the first place. Knight got him the job as an assistant. Knight is the reason he is at Indiana.And don't forget the players that told the admin. that they would leave Indiana if Davis was not the coach. That put a little presure on Brand.
BTW May would not have gotten much playing time. To many 1,2, and 3s allready signed letters and team now. I think he has his eyes set on NBA. And if you want to know the truth i think Haston should have stayed and Jefferies should stay AT LEAST another year.
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