SBD/Issue 41/Sports Media

General Knowledge: Knight Back With ESPN In Expanded Role

Knight To Cover Multiple Conferences 
Through Various ESPN Outlets
Basketball HOFer Bob Knight will return to ESPN's college basketball telecasts this season in an expanded role. The former coach will be paired with Brent Musburger on weekly Thursday night games with various conferences, and he will work with Dan Shulman on non-conference games on other nights. Knight also will work as an on-site analyst for "College GameDay Driven by State Farm," and he will give analysis on "SportsCenter" (once a week in January and February) and ESPN Radio ("Mike & Mike in the Morning" or "Tirico & Van Pelt"). His first game telecast is scheduled for November 20 and 21 at the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer in N.Y. Knight joined ESPN in March to provide studio commentary for the network's Championship Week and NCAA Tournament programming.

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