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One has to wonder that given the turn of events in the basketball program over the last couple of years, if that stone will start to be chipped away. 2047 Lonny Demaree Fri, 24 Jul 2009 06:15:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout Former UK great on Gillispie Like most UK fans, Larry Stamper was frustrated with what had gone on at UK the previous two years under coach Billy Gillispie. 2047 Larry Vaught Fri, 24 Jul 2009 03:14:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout Time for UK to put Gillispie in the past It has been about four months since Billy Gillispie was relieved of his duties as the coach of the University of Kentucky's basketball program. It is well past time for UK to reach a termination agreement and put the Gillispie era in the past. 2047 Keith Bays Sun, 19 Jul 2009 05:25:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Billy Gillispie Scout VAUGHT: One less defection If Billy Gillispie was still coaching the Kentucky basketball team there was going to have been one major defection from the UK basketball program. 2047 Larry Vaught Fri, 05 Jun 2009 05:43:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout Pratt's comments about Gillispie revealing One would think that as a former Kentucky All-American, and the analyst on Kentucky's Big Blue Network radio broadcasts, that if any former player had access to former coach Billy Gillispie it was Mike Pratt. That was not the case, and is one of the most revealing reasons why Gillispie was not the right fit for Kentucky basketball. 2047 Keith Bays Sat, 04 Apr 2009 11:57:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Billy Gillispie Scout Calipari's arrival continues to be big news The buzz about John Calipari accepting the head coaching job at Kentucky continued on Thursday as media and sports experts weren't shy about expressing their opinions, good or bad. 2047 Stephen John Fri, 03 Apr 2009 04:33:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout VAUGHT: Orton 90% sure still on board As of today, Oklahoma City high school center Daniel Orton remains a strong commitment to the University of Kentucky. 2047 Larry Vaught Fri, 03 Apr 2009 04:00:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout Kenny Walker on John Calipari Former UK All-American Kenny Walker played for Pitino in the NBA. He's still friends with the current Louisville coach and is an avid UK fan. He likes the idea of having Calipari at Kentucky. "He is really just a little younger version of Rick Pitino. 2047 Larry Vaught Mon, 30 Mar 2009 23:43:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Memphis coach John Calipari directs his team against Nevada during the second round of the NCAA South Regional basketball tournament (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Scout Calipari to UK? Done Deal, Sources Say Sources have confirmed that the University of Kentucky has reached a deal with John Calipari to be the Wildcats' new basketball coach. 2047 Larry Vaught Mon, 30 Mar 2009 22:36:00 GMT 0 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout Grant: Gillispie Should be Georgia's Guy ATHENS – If Georgia athletic director Damon Evans didn't pick up the phone and call Billy Gillispie on Friday then he's crazy. 2047 Quentin Grant Sun, 29 Mar 2009 23:55:00 GMT 0 135 Georgia georgia Billy Gillispie Scout Recruit's dad speaks on Gillispie departure The father of Kentucky's star recruit for next year says his son will not rush to make a decision about his future now that coach Billy Gillispie has been fired. 2047 Larry Vaught Fri, 27 Mar 2009 22:39:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout Gillispie out as Kentucky coach? After WHAS 11 reported tonight that Billy Gillispie had been fired, which UK has denied, KSR's Keith Bays had an interesting exchange with the UK SID that leaves the coach's status in doubt. 2047 Keith Bays Fri, 27 Mar 2009 04:00:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Gillispie during NIT actions versus UNLV Scout Cats are learning to win down the stretch Over the course of the two games the Wildcats have played in the NIT they are showing themselves to be a much tougher breed of Cat than the one that closed out the SEC season by being kicked around in close games. They've made plays during crunch time they didn't make during the last two-thirds of SEC play and into the SEC tourney. These players are in no rush to see their season come to an end. 2047 Keith Bays Wed, 25 Mar 2009 04:17:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Jodie Meeks, intensity personified Scout VAUGHT: Daniel Orton's Dad on Gillispie A major reason Oklahoma center Daniel Orton wanted to play for Kentucky was coach Billy Gillispie. Now that rumors are flying about Gillispie possibly not being back as UK's coach next year, Orton's father, Larry, wonders what is going on. 2047 Larry Vaught Mon, 23 Mar 2009 21:52:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout Miller blossoming into third scorer? During a tumultuous time in Kentucky basketball Darius Miller has quietly stepped to the forefront and is beginning to become the third scorer that coach Billy Gillispie thought he would be entering the season. 2047 Keith Bays Mon, 23 Mar 2009 04:26:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Darius Miller Scout Gillispie comments on rumored meeting Embattled Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie commented on the meeting that was rumored to have taken place this weekend with UK President Lee Todd and Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart during his pre-Creighton press conference on Sunday. 2047 Keith Bays Mon, 23 Mar 2009 03:40:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Gillispie during NIT actions versus UNLV Scout DEMAREE: Memorial Coliseum Nostalgia The University of Kentucky played basketball in a situation where it had everything to lose and almost nothing to gain. Kentucky played the first round game in Memorial Coliseum against UNLV and avoided disaster by holding on to a 70-60 victory. With about three minutes remain in the game, a twenty-point lead had dwindled to three points. 2047 Lonny Demaree Thu, 19 Mar 2009 14:19:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky "Mr. Wildcat", Bill Keightley Scout Cats advance in NIT with 70-60 win over UNLV LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Kentucky Wildcats (21-13) live to play another day in the N.I.T. by defeating the UNLV Rebels (21-11) 70-60 in Memorial Coliseum Tuesday night. The Cats built a 12-point halftime lead, saw the lead balloon to 20 midway through the 2nd half before a late rally cut the lead to 3 before the Wildcats put the game away. 2047 Darrell Cartwright Wed, 18 Mar 2009 04:45:00 GMT 0 48 Kentucky kentucky Miller skies for the board Scout NIT: UK hosts UNLV in Memorial LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky's streak of 17 NCAA Tournament appearances might have ended yesterday, but the Wildcats will still be dancing in March. 2047 KSR Staff Report Mon, 16 Mar 2009 14:24:00 GMT 0 48 Kentucky kentucky Billy Gillispie UK vs Vandy Jan '09 Scout Cats fall in SEC tourney to LSU 67-58 TAMPA, Fla. -- The SEC's regular season champion LSU Tigers (26-6) knocked off the Kentucky Wildcats (20-13) in the second round of the SEC tournament. The loss virtually assures Kentucky of missing the NCAA tournament for the first time in eighteen seasons. 2047 Darrell Cartwright Fri, 13 Mar 2009 18:44:00 GMT 0 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout Kentucky Catline visits with Larry Conley Larry Conley talks about the Wildcat's season and his take on the wide open SEC Tournament. Also, host Michael Draper is joined by UK insider Joey Couch to talk about the Wildcats four straight losses, the SEC Tournament this weekend in Tampa and some Wildcat baseball. 2047 KSR Staff Report Wed, 11 Mar 2009 04:07:00 GMT 0 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout VAUGHT: Experience does matter Sometimes it is best to let a coach explain what is going on during a season. "My first year, we had seniors that were good players and good kids. So we had a good team. Then we lost those guys and had to go out and bring in a lot of guys that lacked experience. We went from being very experienced to a very inexperienced team. 2047 Larry Vaught Tue, 10 Mar 2009 12:38:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Billy Gillispie UK vs Vandy Jan '09 Scout Kentucky, Gillispie Have Problems To say that the Kentucky Wildcats and head coach Billy Gillispie have problems is an understatement. 2047 Brian Eldridge Mon, 09 Mar 2009 00:16:00 GMT 0 48 Kentucky kentucky Billy Gillispie Scout WALKER: I just give honest opinions Recently more and more people are suggesting that I am not open minded about Billy Gillispie because of my bias for Tubby Smith. That kind of started last year and has come back more now. 2047 Kenny Walker Sat, 07 Mar 2009 12:56:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout Former Kentucky Standout Billy Ray Lickert Unlike much of the UK fan base Billy Ray Lickert outwardly appears to be on an emotional even keel as it relates to the travails of the UK basketball Wildcats. 2047 Lonny Demaree Sat, 07 Mar 2009 12:00:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Scout UK's Bubble floats to Gainesville The Kentucky Wildcats (19-11, 8-7) face the Florida Gators (21-9, 8-7) in a CBS televised game Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Here's what head coach Billy Gillispie had to say about the matchup. 2047 Darrell Cartwright Fri, 06 Mar 2009 21:38:00 GMT 0 48 Kentucky kentucky Michael Porter UKvs Vandy Jan '09 Scout WALKER: Stevenson not hungry enough Why Perry Stevenson is not a more consistent rebounder and scorer at this point in his career is probably as big a mystery to me as Billy Gillispie's himself at times as trying to figure things out. 2047 Kenny Walker Fri, 27 Feb 2009 22:46:00 GMT 0 48 Kentucky kentucky Stevenson dunks in the first half against Auburn Scout VAUGHT: Vols say Rupp Arena still special Tennessee stars Wayne Chism and Tyler Smith don't agree with some who think Rupp Arena has lost its mystique because of the games the Wildcats have lost at home in recent seasons. 2047 Larry Vaught Thu, 19 Feb 2009 23:17:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Wayne Chism Scout VAUGHT: Gillispie just being Gillispie Somehow I'm glad I won't have to see Gillispie vs. Edwards III Tuesday when Kentucky plays at Vanderbilt. Maybe I'm in the minority, but I've never seen such an overblown story. 2047 Larry Vaught Mon, 16 Feb 2009 14:15:00 GMT 1 48 Kentucky kentucky Texas A&M head coach Billy Gillispie Scout DEMAREE: Credit Rupp Arena for the win The nine o'clock games are not the most desirable time for many of the Kentucky fans because of the ending time. Many People are in slumber land when a game of that time concludes. Many fans have to go to work early the next morning. Much of the media have a tight deadline that sometime have to be extended. Players have class the next morning. But all's well that ends well. 2047 Lonny Demaree Sun, 15 Feb 2009 14:24:00 GMT 0 48 Kentucky kentucky Rupp Arena Scout