Bob Knight does not like John Calipari.
One represents integrity, the other has put two basketball programs on probation.
One likes when a player executes a shot fake, the other likes when a player simply scores.
During today's Mike & Mike in the Morning Show, Knight was asked who he thought were the top five teams in the country:
"Syracuse, Duke, UNC, Missouri and Kansas," The General said with confidence.
As you can see, Knight excluded Kentucky, the team that's ranked in #1 in both polls and is in position to claim the #1 overall seed in this year's NCAA Tournament.
If this were Wayne's World, Mike Meyers would be doing that flashback movement right about now.
That Knight has verbally assaulted Calipari in a public setting more than once speaks to the vastly different philosophies these two coaches practice. It shouldn't surprise you, and neither should be those footsteps you hear from CBSSports.com's Greg Doyel following Knight's radio appearance this morning.
Today Doyel penned a column saying that while most people were going about their day, someone should have held Knight accountable for his obvious attack on Calipari by not including Kentucky on his impromptu list.
It is a bunch a crap, really. Knight gets away with a lot based on his successes as a head coach. If he wants to be a college basketball analyst he shouldn't be able to pretend to not think a clear-cut top five team is not a top five team.
That's misleading, Bob! Poor analyzing skills.