Bob Knight, Indiana’s combustible coaching giant, dies at age 83

Texas Tech coach Bob Knight, left, argues a call with an NCAA official. in Jan. 2008, during a basketball game against Texas A&M in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

FILE - In this April 27, 2016, file photo, former Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight speaks during campaign stop for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Indianapolis. Bob Knight, the brilliant and combustible coach who won three NCAA titles at Indiana and for years was the scowling face of college basketball has died. He was 83. Knight's family made the announcement on social media Wednesday evening, Nov. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

FILE - Texas Tech coach Bob Knight yells from the sidelines in the first half of a college basketball game against Houston, Dec. 14, 2001 in Houston. Bob Knight, the brilliant and combustible coach who won three NCAA titles at Indiana and for years was the scowling face of college basketball has died. He was 83. Knight's family made the announcement on social media Wednesday evening, Nov. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Bob Knight, the brilliant and combustible coach who won three NCAA titles at Indiana and for years was the scowling face of college basketball, has died. He was 83.