Daily Archive: March 30, 2009

Mar 30

UK Basketball: Coaching at UK a unique opportunity

Coaching basketball at Kentucky isn’t just another job. It’s much more than that. Sure the concept is the same at any other program. The basic fundamentals include recruiting and coaching, but it takes more just a blue and white jump suit, a pair of Nike tennis shoes and a whistle to run a program like …

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Mar 30

UK Basketball: Signs point to Calipari

One of my sources has indicated that Memphis coach John Calipari is headed to Lexington to coach the Wildcats. Details being worked out now as we speak. There could be word on this later this afternoon. The UK players had a meeting at 4:30 p.m., which lasted for approximately an hour. Sources have indicated that …

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Mar 30

UK Basketball: Zollo not happy over firing

George Rogers Clark sophomore Vinny Zollo isn’t happy with Kentucky’s decision to dismiss Billy Gillispie following a two-year stint as the team’s coach. Zollo has verbally committed to play for the Wildcats, but has yet to sign a letter of intent. Zollo’s mother, Robyn Curry, said Zollo was “upset” over the decision. “Vinny is very …

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