Today is Bobby Knight’s 71st birthday. In this 1980 photo, the former Hoosiers coach barks at a referee during a game against Kentucky. Below are some stories from the SI Vault about the coaching legend. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
SI VAULT: Cooler, calmer Knight has Indiana rolling (2.19.73)SI VAULT: Knight, The Rabbit Hunter, stalks the insignificant (1.26.81)SI VAULT: For coarseness, Indiana’s Knight can’t be beat (5.9.88)

Today is Bobby Knight’s 71st birthday. In this 1980 photo, the former Hoosiers coach barks at a referee during a game against Kentucky. Below are some stories from the SI Vault about the coaching legend. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

SI VAULT: Cooler, calmer Knight has Indiana rolling (2.19.73)
SI VAULT: Knight, The Rabbit Hunter, stalks the insignificant (1.26.81)
SI VAULT: For coarseness, Indiana’s Knight can’t be beat (5.9.88)