News item: Pat Knight to replace his Dad when the time comes – NCB – Katz: Tech couldn’t risk losing Pat Knight:

“‘[Texas Tech athletic director] Gerald Myers called me in and said they didn’t want me to leave, they wanted me to be the next coach,’ Pat Knight said Saturday night, shortly after the school had officially announced he would succeed his father whenever Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight retires.

“‘I signed the contract a few weeks ago and we were just waiting for the Board of Regents to pass it,’ said Pat Knight, 35. Knight said he signed a five-year contract, which would start whenever he takes over as head coach. …”