Fardaws Aimaq’s family made Canada home after fleeing the Soviet war in Afghanistan more than 30 years ago.
Knight won three national titles as the head coach at Indiana University.
The son of the Los Angeles Lakers star said he was "blessed" to receive the offer following an unofficial visit to the university Saturday.
The prominent college basketball coach said he was "ashamed" and would accept the consequences.
The NCAA champion's take was echoed by many as the first lady sought to invite the losing team as well.
Adama Sanogo powered UConn to the school's fifth national title with a 76-59 victory over San Diego State.
The NCAA title-game victor mocked the Hawkeyes' high-scoring star with her own diss.
The Huskies are one win away from the school's fifth men's basketball national title.
“It’s unbelievable,” Butler said. “This is what I came here to do. I’m glad the shot went in. I’m just happy for my team right now.”
"I've been dreaming of this my whole life," Trammell said.