Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Get Billy Gillispie out of coaching

We wish Billy Gillispie a speedy recovery from his health woes and simultaneously a ban as best that could be enforced from the basketball coaching profession.

Jeff Goodman has the sordid details of the prevarication and the bullying of both adults and players by Gillispie, who based on his behavior, is a mentally ill individual.

Just where was Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt in all this?


Just where was the Board of Regents?


It will be interesting to see what the NCAA  does since there were infractions involved but will the suits also pursue lack of institutional control? Granted, that's a stretch but...

On radio this morning, Jeff Goodman offered that Bill Self might throw Gillispie a lifeline since they are good friends but does Kansas need that firestorm? Self could easily survive such a move but his friend needs to stay out of coaching. Remember, friends don't let friends drive drunk (it's a metaphor, not a reference to Gillispie's earlier drinking problem).

But Dave Bliss got back into coaching at the prep level so...

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