On his 80th birthday, watch Bob Knight’s memorable 50th birthday roast

IU basketball coaching legend Bob Knight turned 80 today.

At the pinnacle of his career in 1990, Knight attended his 50th birthday roast.  You can watch the complete televised event below, featuring a number of guests including Dick Vitale, Magic Johnson and vice president Dan Quayle.

The Hall of Fame coach moved back to Bloomington in 2019 and returned to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in February for a basketball game for the first time in 20 years.

Knight won three national championships while at Indiana.


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