Indiana Basketball: Examining the All-Time Bob Knight Team

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Guard A. J. Guyton #25 of the Indiana Hoosiers talks to head coach Bobby Knight. Mandatory Credit: Todd Warshaw /Allsport /

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Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson was a fantastic piece as a power forward for the Hoosiers in the late ’80s and early ’90s. He was a star at the high school level in Chicago and won Big Ten Newcomer of the Year, having little issue adjusting to the college game.

Anderson averaged 16.3 points and 7.0 rebounds as a sophomore in 1990 and earned First Team All-Big Ten honors the following season as a junior. Across his four-year career, he averaged more than 13 points and 6 rebounds a game. He helped lead the Hoosiers to the Final Four to finish off his collegiate career, including a 24-point effort against Florida State in the Sweet Sixteen.

AJ Guyton

Playing at the very end of Knight’s long tenure, AJ Guyton stood out as a highlight of the late 90s for the Hoosiers. A star combo guard from Peoria, he would emerge into a major weapon for the Hoosiers, developing into one of the sports’ best guards by the end of his college career.

Guyton had decent assist numbers throughout his career and would average greater than 16 points per game in total. As a senior, he averaged 19.7 points per game in Knight’s final campaign in Bloomington. He was named Big Ten Player of the Year and a First Team All-American, capping off a phenomenal college career. With Guyton here, you know that those fantastic guards are on this team.