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Hilarious footage of Bob Knight giving a speech in 1994 has resurfaced online after the College Basketball Hall of Famer died at age 83 on Wednesday evening.
Addressing a crowd of red shirts, a.k.a Hoosiers fans, at Indiana University's Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, 29 years ago, the former head coach said: 'When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want them to bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!'
Knight's memorable quote came around on Indiana's Senior Day, when the team faced rival, Wisconsin.
The brilliant and combustible coach, who won three NCAA titles - all with Indiana - was among the winningest coaches in college basketball, finishing his career with 902 victories in 42 seasons. He also coached Army and Texas Tech, as well as the U.S. Olympic team to a gold medal in 1984.
The Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer cared little what others thought of him, choosing Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' to celebrate his 880th win in 2007, then the record for a Division I men's coach.
Former Indiana Hoosiers Head coach Bob Knight was known for outspoken nature & volatility
Knight won three NCAA titles at Indiana & won gold at the 1984 Olympics with Michael Jordan
He was nicknamed 'The General' and his temper was such that in 2000 it cost him his job at Indiana. He once hit a police officer in Puerto Rico, threw a chair across the court and was accused of wrapping his hands around a