Coach Pat Knight enters his first season at Lamar University where he took over a struggling program that had not been to their conference tournament since 2008. Coach Knight previously was an Assistant under his legendary father Bobby Knight at Texas Tech, and also the head coach for three and a half seasons until last year. Lamar is currently 17-9, 8-4 in the Southland conference, and is already guaranteed a spot in their conference tournament this season.
George Mason will take on the Lamar Cardinals in the Patriot Center Saturday February 18th at 4 pm in the 10th annual Sears BracketBusters. The BracketBusters matches the best “mid-major” programs against each other this weekend. Coach Knight discusses his teams chances against the high powered George Mason offense, and his great respect for the talent of senior Ryan Pearson.