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IU loses a legend

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Bob Knight and IU basketball met for the first time more than 29 years ago. The date was March 27, 1971. Bill Orwig, athletics director at the time, hired Knight as the new coach. Since then, Knight has guided IU to three national championships, 11 Big Ten titles and everything in between. He is IU basketball. Well, he was.


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Soccer team upsets No. 1 Virginia

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The men's soccer entered halftime against Virginia, Sunday trailing 1-0 and facing its fourth consecutive deficit in a game after a first half. Coach Jerry Yeagley said he wasn't pleased with how his young players performed in the first 45 minutes against the veteran Cavaliers.

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National figures respond to Knight removal

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Bob Knight's dismissal after 29 years at IU has sent shock waves through the entire country. Here are the thoughts of Murray Sperber, Jay Bilas and Digger Phelps and John Feinstein after hearing the news released in President Myles Brand's Sunday afternoon press conference.



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Volleyball remains undefeated in Pittsburgh Invitational

The volleyball team traveled to Pittsburgh this weekend, and returned with three more wins under their belt. They also claimed their second tournament title, winning the Pittsburgh Invititational.


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Hoosiers sweep weekend games

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The women's soccer team closed out its non-conference schedule undefeated with wins against San Diego State and Utah State at home this weekend. The team goes into the Big Ten season as winners of five consecutive games, allowing one goal during the stretch.


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Men's soccer begins weekend with victory

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. ' A men's soccer player and a coach joked after IU's 2-1 overtime win Friday against Maryland that when no one else can score a goal, just "dial 1-800-BACK."


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Defense is offensive against North Carolina State

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Everything was going according to plan. All the hype surrounding the football team before its season opener Saturday against North Carolina State seemed to be true. In two possessions, the Hoosiers' offense had easily posted two touchdowns ' the second of which was a 57-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Antwaan Randle El to senior receiver Jerry Dorsey.


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New year, same results for football

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During the offseason, the football team talked about how things were going to change in 2000. Coach Cam Cameron and his players talked about winning, not losing close games in the fourth quarter. They talked about how the defense would be one of the most improved groups in college football. They talked about how the Hoosiers would get off to a fast start this season.


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Student support leans toward Knight

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A white paper plate was pinned to the back of sophomore Jim Wisco's red "Indiana Hoosiers" T-shirt as he cheered for the IU football team Saturday. Wisco scribbled black letters on the plate showing his distaste (to put it tactfully) for freshman Kent Harvey. The pin attaching the plate to his shirt read, "Friends and fans of RMK."


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Players meet with President Brand

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The IU basketball team met with President Myles Brand at about 3:45 p.m. today to voice its support for coach Bob Knight, said junior guard Dane Fife. Knight, who was placed under a "zero-tolerance" sanction in May, is facing accusations that he cursed at and forcefully grabbed freshman Kent Harvey for disrespecting him Thursday afternoon. The IU Police Department is investigating the incident.


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Knight confused by 'zero-tolerance'

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Coach Bob Knight sat in "the cave" of Assembly Hall, a room where he often spends hours reviewing game and practice tape, with his legs crossed and dark brows raised. He does a lot of thinking in that room, but Friday he seemed puzzled.


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Men's soccer defeats Maryland in overtime

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A men's soccer player and a coach joked after IU's 2-1 overtime win against Maryland Friday that when no one else can score a goal, just "dial 1-800-BACK." Marking back John Swann, a sophomore, notched the winning goal off a corner kick from junior midfielder Ryan Mack in the 102nd minute. In the 77th minute, defensive back David Prall knocked in his first career goal off another Mack corner kick. Defensive midfielder Justin Tauber, a senior, also assisted on the goal.


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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.


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Randle El prepares for opener

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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.


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Kirkwood to rally for football game

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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.


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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.