Hoosiers bring back former star player Woodson as coach
Indiana will hire former star player and longtime NBA coach Mike Woodson as its new head coach. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)INDIANAPOLIS – Mike Woodson won one Big Ten title and one NIT championship while playing for Bob Knight. Indiana hired the former star player as its new coach Sunday, issuing a four-word statement on Twitter — “Welcome home, Coach Woodson” — before the formal announcement. Woodson returned to the New York Knicks as an assistant this season after previously serving as New York's head coach for a little more than two seasons. Matta, who played at Butler and later served as head coach at Butler and Xavier, also reportedly interviewed for the coaching job.