The hiring of Kelvin Sampson puts Indiana firmly at the polar opposite of the RBK (Robert Montgomery Knight) school of thinking.
Steve Alford and Randy Wittman are IU guys; Sampson is not. Knight has run his programs free of NCAA violations; Sampson, recently, has not. RBK has had an incredibly high graduation rate; Sampson has not. Knight's faction does not believe in using a zone defense; Sampson does in doses. Knight hunts; Sampson plays golf. Knight usually has a dictator's relationship with his players; Sampson's way is to hug, hold hands and cry together.
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