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Transcript of Knight press conference

Coach Bob Knight: Who'd we beat or who'd we lose to? You might understand, I hope you'll understand, this very thing, the reason why you're here right now, is the reason why i'm not teaching a class, it's the reason why i'm not doing the tip-off lunch, it's the reason why i'm not going to put myself in a position where this kind of thing can happen.


Randle El prepares for opener

Off to the side of Memorial Stadium's field, two adolescent girls, who were probably in their early teens, stood beside junior quarterback Antwaan Randle El as they asked for his autograph on their poster.


Kirkwood to rally for football game

Bloomington will "paint the town red" on Kirkwood Avenue tonight. In an effort to increase student participation and support for the football season, tonight kicks off the first of many Friday night rallies, dubbed "Paint the Town Red," which will overtake the streets of downtown Bloomington before each home game.


Knight faces 'serious allegation'

Assistant basketball coach Mike Davis said allegations that coach Bob Knight cursed and forcefully grabbed freshman Kent Harvey Thursday afternoon in Assembly Hall are false.


Freshman alleges Knight assault

Coach Bob Knight never stops teaching. He said that's exactly what he was doing when he grabbed freshman Kent Harvey's right arm about 2 p.m. Thursday in Assembly Hall. Harvey's stepfather, Mark Shaw, said the incident was more than a lesson in manners - it was a unwarranted assault.



Hoosiers look toward defense for weekend win

The Hoosiers (3-0) open a two-game homestand this weekend Friday, when they take on San Diego State (2-2) and finish the weekend Sunday against the Aggies of Utah State (0-2).


Goalkeeper must improve intensity to lead team

While senior T.J. Hannig can count his career losses on one hand, numbers can't measure the intensity and confidence coach Jerry Yeagley said Hannig must have to lead the men's soccer team to success.


Soccer falls twice during Classic

The awards had been given out. The stands had emptied. The interviews had been done. And here at midfield Saturday night, two players remained.


Kicker could do double duty

Senior kicker Andy Payne wears two different shoe sizes. On his right foot he wears a size nine. On his left foot Payne wears a size 11. The smaller shoe happens to be on Payne's kicking foot.


Offense boasts four new players

No position on the football team might have benefited more from the Hoosiers' 11-day training camp in Marshall, Ind., than the offensive line.


Team travels to Maryland, competes in classic

The men's soccer team opened the 2000 season with as tough a schedule as anybody, losing to top-5 teams Portland and UCLA in its first two games. As strange as it may sound, the Hoosiers' next two games may be tougher than the first.



Associate athletic director appointed

Associate Athletic Director Mary Ann Rohleder announced Wednesday that Amelia Noel will replace Elizabeth "Buzz" Kurpius as associate athletic director for academic affairs, effective Jan. 1.


Hoosiers look to influences to prepare for N.C. State

When the football team opens its season against North Carolina State Saturday at Memorial Stadium, it could be as close as the Hoosiers will get to playing defending national champion Florida State or offensive powerhouse Brigham Young University.


Freshman middle blocker overcomes adversity

To anyone who doesn't know her well, freshman Melissa Brewer looks like any other student and just another player on the volleyball court. But if they saw her at night, after her contacts have been taken out, they'd find a different story.


Purdue has high hopes

Before the season began and Purdue disposed of Central Michigan last Saturday by a 48-0 count, Boilermaker coach Joe Tiller outlined the central key to any success Purdue will have this year. Not surprisingly, it involves quarterback Drew Brees.



Basketball team gains an assistant

Former Ohio State University assistant coach Les Fertig has joined the IU basketball coaching staff as an administrative assistant. Fertig arrived on campus Monday and was in Assembly Hall teaching the coaching basketball class Tuesday morning. He will spend the rest of the week moving from Columbus to Bloomington and assume his duties Sept. 12.


Midfielders guide potent offense

Junior Kelly Kram can't explain it. Freshman Emily Hotz shrugs her shoulders and smiles. They mutter "practice" and "hard work" ' all the usuals, but when it comes down to it, they are clueless.


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