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Pat Knight fired as coach of Texas Tech, surprises nobody

It’s been the worst kept secret in college basketball all season, not given a whole heck of a lot of attention primarily because the Texas Tech Raiders just aren’t really registering even the slightest blip on the proverbial radar. But the signs couldn’t have been more ominous dating back to last season and, finally, just one day after we turned the books on the 2011 regular season, Pat Knight has been relieved of his duties as Raiders head coach – a gig he sort of fell into once his venerable father decided to hang it up.

Why Knight's firing is analogous to a heavy break-up, over at Beyond the Arc >>>