On Thursday evening, October 4, at 7:30 p.m., legendary coach Bob Knight presents a chance for area residents to gain insight into the career events that made him one of the greatest coaches to ever teach the game of basketball. He’ll discuss life and career events, his mentors, and the students he has taught through his years of coaching. The lecture will be held in the Music Hall at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio in Van Wert.

Coach Knight will talk about the highs and lows of his career, coaching the Olympic Team and working with Michael Jordan. He will also discuss his thoughts on current issues such as the Pay to Play for college athletes and other current hot topics as a current ESPN college analyst and commentator. Sponsors of this show are Lee Kinstle GM and The Fan 93.1fm.

Tickets for this presentation are $27-$42 and available at the box office in the Grand Lobby of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center beginning July 26. The NPAC is located at 10700 SR 118 in Van Wert, by phone at 419.238.NPAC (6722) or online at www.npacvw.org or Facebook.

This show is part of the Lecture Series that is underwritten in part by Walmart, Paulding-Putnam Electric and Midwest Electric Cooperative. Other presentations in this series include Ronan Tynan on September 14 at 7 p.m.; The Legends of Christmas with Ceci Wiselogel on December 20 at 1:30 p.m.; Remembering Rockwell with Ceci Wiselogel on March 14, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 pm; and National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore on April 21, 2013, at 3 p.m. Special thanks also to the NPAC’s 2012-2013 season sponsor, Statewide Ford Lincoln of Van Wert.

For more information about this show or series, contact the box office or visit the NPAC on the web at www.npacvw.org or on Facebook and Twitter.

POSTED: 07/24/12 at 8:44 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment