Rick Majerus -- Bob Knight Compared
by Ultimate Ute

Although Majerus seems to have a much more versatile and pleasant personality than "The General", to myself they do seem to have many similarities.

I think we should keep this in mind in light of the recent dialogue related to recruiting, and the relative frequency that Majerus (and Knight) are unable to recruit a player the caliber of Jason Kapono.

Although both coach at institutions which enjoyed some measure of basketball success and legacy prior to their arrival, they have almost become icons, and the definition for their particular school and its location relative to the college basketball landscape. In light of Knights long tenure and commitment at IU, maybe we can hope Majerus's will be the same at Utah.

Knight's got some NCAA titles under his belt. Maybe Majerus is in line for one or two himself.

-Ultimate Ute

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