This Date in Hoosier History: President Reagan Greets the Hoosiers

On April 3, 1987 President Ronald Reagan met with Bob Knight and the national champion Indiana Hoosiers at the White House Rose Garden after Indiana’s 74-73 win over Syracuse four days earlier.

You can watch video of President Reagan’s remarks below as well as his photo opportunity with Coach Knight.

You will also hear comments from Coach Knight, Steve Alford and others as they present gifts to the President.

Note:  The records show that the President visited West Lafayette on April 9, 1987.  No national championships were discussed during his remarks there.

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