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    Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Billy gone from kentucky..



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Billy Gillispie is out as coach of Kentucky, and the school has called a 4:30 p.m. news conference to announce the change, the Wildcats have told ESPN.com.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/news/story?id=4021232


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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    EIU is thinking about calling a quick conference on Saturday.....B-I-L-L-I-E


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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Who the hell is going to want that job?!?!



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Every time they say "we will review his status after the season," mark that one down as a firing.


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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    That fanbase will never be happy. ever. like, never ever ever.



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Billy Donavan... a Billy for a Billy.



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    THey have the worst fan base ever. It's not even close. Billi is a heck of a coach. He is going to fall right into someones lap. Probably Missouri after Mike Anderson Leaves for Alabama.



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Quote Originally Posted by 4429 mcc View Post
    Billy Donavan... a Billy for a Billy.
    Please no... I don't even want the rumors to start, it killed recruiting last time!



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Who the hell is going to want that job?!?!
    Are you kidding me...great history, great resources, great facilities, great pay, passionate fans...plenty of coaches would love to coach at UK. This is one of the marquee gigs in all of college MBB.



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    Please no... I don't even want the rumors to start, it killed recruiting last time!

    Has to be what other big name coach doesnt still have a team in the tourny (Ford). Makes sense.



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone111 View Post
    Billy gone from kentucky..
    I bet he is regretting building that multi-million dollar house in Lexington. He will have fun trying to sell that in this economy.



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonenum1 View Post
    Are you kidding me...great history, great resources, great facilities, great pay, passionate fans...plenty of coaches would love to coach at UK. This is one of the marquee gigs in all of college MBB.
    No one wants it because if you're not in the Final 4 every other year, you're canned. Unrealistic fanbase is more like it.



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUonthemove View Post
    No one wants it because if you're not in the Final 4 every other year, you're canned. Unrealistic fanbase is more like it.
    But even if you are fired in two years, as he is now, you still are going to make as much money as you would anyplace else for multiple years. I think his buyout alone is worth 6 mil.



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    Re: Billy Gillispie fired at Kentucky

    Tim Floyd to UK??? He's kind of a "spotlight" guy...


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