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Podcast: If the Hall could talk

Feb 11, 2022

In an arena filled with legendary moments and unique qualities, it’s unlikely anyone has more Indiana basketball knowledge than Don Fischer and Kit Klingelhoffer.

Fischer is the revered radio play-by-play voice of the Hoosiers, in his 49th season behind the microphone. Klingelhoffer is a retired IU Athletics administrator who began working in the department during Assembly Hall’s construction and spent time as Bob Knight’s sports information director during his 42 years in the program.

The duo discuss Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall’s legacy, their first impressions of the building’s opening, the loudest it’s been, favorite memories and more in this spirited conversation.

IU spokesperson Chuck Carney facilitates this trip down memory lane with Fischer and Klingelhoffer to discuss 50 years of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.

Watch the video on IUHoosiers.com.

Listen to the conversation on Soundcloud or above.

Celebrating 50 Years at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall” is a collection of stories resulting from a collaborative effort between IU Studios and IU Athletics to pay homage to one of college basketball’s most iconic venues and its importance to Indiana basketball.

Author

IU Newsroom

Justin Whitaker

Communications Consultant, IUPUI

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