Legendary Basketball Coach Bobby Knight Dies

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BLOOMINGTON, Indiana (WBZ NewsRadio) — Legendary college basketball coach Bobby Knight has died at the age of 83.

He is one of the most successful coaches in NCAA history with 902 Division I wins leading three programs (Army, Indiana and Texas Tech) from 1963-2008.

He was known for his fiery temper.

Knight was a three-time champion as the Hoosiers' head coach winning the championship in 1976, 1981 and 1987.

He also went to the Final Four five times during his time in Bloomington and coached Team USA to an Olympic gold medal in 1984.

Knight's family said Coach Knight passed away Wednesday at his home in Bloomington surrounded by his family.

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