Indiana Hoosiers, Knicks’ Mike Woodson Finalizing Deal To Be Next Coach

Bloomington, IN, USA, 2021-01-08: Main entrance of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall

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The Indiana basketball program is finalizing a deal with its next head coach.

According to reports over the weekend, the Hoosiers are finalizing a deal with New York Knicks assistant Mike Woodson, an Indiana University alum.

Woodson starred for the Hoosiers from 1976-1980 under legendary coach Bob Knight before going on to be the No. 12 overall pick of the New York Knicks in the 1980 NBA Draft.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN was the first to report the news, saying Woodson and the Hoosiers are finalizing a six-year deal.

In Woodson’s junior year at Indiana, he was the team’s leading scorer as the Hoosiers went on to win the NIT Tournament. In the 1979-80 season, the Hoosiers won the Big Ten championship and reached the Sweet 16. Woodson had 2,062 points during his collegiate career.

Now, he will have an opportunity to lead his alma mater back to glory.

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