College coaching legend Knight resigns from Texas Tech

Updated: February 5, 2008, 10:51 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Bob Knight left when he wanted to this time.

Almost a decade after he was fired by Indiana, the school he led to three national championships, Knight walked away Monday from college basketball in midseason.

The Texas Tech coach, known as much for his brilliance as his fiery temper, abruptly resigned and handed over the team to his son.

"He's ready," successor and son Pat Knight said during his weekly radio show. "He's tired."

It was a stunning ...

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