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Bob Knight Inducted Into Ohio State Athletics Hall Of Fame

Bob Knight was inducted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday at halftime of Ohio State's victory of the California Golden Bears.

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Knight called the ceremony the most moving of his career.

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Knight played on the Ohio State Buckeye basketball team from 1958 to 1962 with star players such as John Havlicek. Knight later went on the coach the Indiana Hoosiers, but he kept his allegiance to Ohio State throughout his tenure, reports Rob Oller of the Columbus Dispatch.

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"When I came over here as a coach, I wasn't real happy when we won, and I wasn't real happy when we lost, either, so it was a bad deal either way," he said.

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As for the current state of Ohio State athletics, Knight has high hopes for the football program and holds new head coach Urban Meyer in high esteem. Knight believes Meyer could go down as one of the best in Buckeye history.

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"There's no ifs, ands or buts with Urban Meyer ... and he'll go down as one of the really great coaches after his tenure here at Ohio State because he doesn't put up with things that other people put up with, and that will make for a better football team."

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