Report: NAIA basketball program Marian to hire Pat Knight

Pat Knight, the son of the late Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight, is expected to be named the next men’s basketball coach at Marian, On3 reported.Marian, an NAIA program in Indianapolis, has been looking for a new coach since Scott Heady resigned April 3 after he was hired as head coach at the University of Indianapolis.And the school — with the apt nickname of the Knights — apparently found that replacement in Knight.The 53-year-old previously led Texas Tech (2007-11) to a 50-61 record, succeeding his father, who abruptly retired in the 2007-08 season. Pat Knight later coached Lamar (2011-14) to a 29-62 record. Since leaving Lamar, he has been a scout for the Indiana Pacers.