You don’t see Bobby Knight wearing a Texas Longhorn brooch every day.
The above image of the iconic college basketball coach comes from a roasting he gave former Arkansas head coach in Little Rock. Based on pure wig frizziness factor alone, it looks like these three were having a real swell time.
If you actually attended this roasting in the early 1980s, please chime in with your memories below.
- The source is a 104-page treasure trove of vintage photos and hokey, homespun commentary called “A Tribute to Eddie Sutton.” Likely the public university itself made it, but that’s not known for sure. Nobody bothered to name an author, date, ISBN or any other critical information. Like a siren it called to me yesterday from its shelf in the Arkansas history section of the Dickson Street Bookstore. I could not resist.