October 16, 2009 in Sports

Knight takes on new role

Associated Press

BRISTOL, Conn. – Bob Knight is moving to a bigger stage with ESPN.

The network said Thursday the Hall of Fame coach will serve as the analyst for the weekly “Big Monday” Big 12 game during the college basketball season. He will also call some non-conference games.

Knight worked Thursday night games during his first full season with ESPN last year.

Texas Tech, Knight’s former school now coached by his son Pat, is not scheduled for a Big Monday game this season.

Knight will team with play-by-play announcer Brent Musburger. He will continue to appear on ESPN studio shows.

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