- Bobby Knight, legendary college basketball coach, passed away at 8
- He coached the University of Indiana from 1971 to 2000, winning three NCAA Division 1 tournament titles.
- Knight coached talented players like Alan Henderson, Calbert Cheaney, Kent Benson, and Mike Woodson during his historic run. They went on to have varying degrees of success in the NBA.
- Isiah Thomas, one of Knight's players, became an NBA legend, winning championships and earning multiple accolades. He left a lasting impact as one of the best point guards in NBA history.