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Gillispie Has Help

Updated: 04/10/2007 - It appears that Billy Gillispie has made up his mind on at least one assistant coach.

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Arkansas Hires Pelphrey

Updated: 04/09/2007 - Arkansas will announce the hiring of former Wildcat John Pelphrey at an afternoon news conference. For the last five seasons Pelphrey has been head coach at South Alabama. The Razorbacks have bene without a coach since Stan Heath was fired March 26.

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Solid Pitching Leads Cats Over Vols 3-1

Updated: 04/08/2007 - Starter Greg Dombrowski hurled 5 2/3 strong innings and a trio of relievers combined to hold Tennessee scoreless as the Wildcats got back Sunday with a 3-1 win.

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Tiger One Shot Off the Lead

Updated: 04/07/2007 - AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Stuart Appleby owns a one-stroke leader over Tiger Woods and Justin Rose after three rounds of the Masters. Appleby shot a 1-over-par 73 that leaves him 2-over for the tournament. Woods fired an even-par 72 while Rose was 3-over on the day.

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Gillispie Accustomed to Naysayers

Updated: 04/07/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Billy Gillispie doesn't mind being second-guessed. Yet it's hard to nitpick the way he resurrected the programs at UTEP and Texas A&M.

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Marcavelly Wins First Spring Stakes Race

Posted: 04/06/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Bill Mott trainee Marcavelly got stakes racing at Keeneland off to a dynamic start on opening day when he won the $150,000 Central Bank Transylvania for Zayat Stables on Friday.

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Gillispie Signs 7-Year Deal

Updated: 04/06/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – On Friday, April 6, 2007 the University of Kentucky named Billy Gillispie the 21st head coach in UK basketball history. Gillispie agreed to a seven-year contract with the financial terms of the deal to be released at a later date.

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Gillispie to be Named New UK Coach

Posted: 04/06/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's restless two weeks are over. The Wildcats have a new coach in Billy Gillispie, who will try to restore some of the luster to college basketball's winningest school.

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UK Given Permission to Speak With Gillispie

Updated: 05/02/2007 - UK has asked for and received permission to speak with Texas A&M basketball coach Billy Gillispie about the vacant Wildcat position. Gillispie led the Aggies to the finals of the NCAA South Region

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Donovan Staying at Florida

Updated: 04/05/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Plan A is not an option. Billy Donovan's decision to remain at Florida rather than take the vacant head coaching job at Kentucky leaves the field for Tubby Smith's replacement wide open, with names from all over the college basketball landscape finding their way into the rumor mill.

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Donovan To Stay At Florida

Updated: 04/05/2007 - Coach Billy Donovan will stay at Florida, spurning a chance to return to Kentucky and take over the tradition-rich program.

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Former Wildcat Padgett Waived

Updated: 04/05/2007 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies have waived forward Scott Padgett after agreeing to buy out his contract.

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Grizzlies Set to Offer Donovan Huge Deal

Updated: 04/04/2007 - Florida coach Billy Donovan has given no indication of what his next move might be, other than to say he’s happy at Florida.

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Legends Boss Makes Annual Bet

Posted: 04/03/2007 - APPLEBEE’S PARK (Lexington, KY.) – On Tuesday afternoon, Lexington Legends President Alan Stein guaranteed Legends fans that Lexington would win on opening night. If they don’t? Stein vowed to cut and dye his hair into a pink Mohawk.

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Former Wildcat Named NBA Coach of the Month

Updated: 04/03/2007 - MIAMI (AP) - Miami Heat coach Pat Riley has been named the N-B-A's Eastern Conference coach of the month for March, the record-setting eleventh time he's won the award. No other coach has been honored more than nine times. San Antonio's Gregg Popovich was the Western Conference recipient for March.

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MSU Rallies For 5-4 Win Over Kentucky

Updated: 04/01/2007 - Mississippi State rallied for three runs in the last two innings and handed 8th ranked Kentucky a 5-4 loss Sunday in Starkville.

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Gators on Verge of Back-to-Back Titles

Updated: 04/01/2007 - ATLANTA (AP) - Florida has moved to within one win of its second straight national championship by beating U-C-L-A 76-to-66 at the Final Four in Atlanta.

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Young Buckeyes Will Play for a Title

Updated: 04/01/2007 - ATLANTA (AP) - Take Greg Oden away from Ohio State and the Buckeyes still play for the national championship. Take Roy Hibbert away from Georgetown and ... the Buckeyes still play for the national championship.

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Tubby Smith Putting Together Coaching Staff

Updated: 04/02/2007 - ATLANTA - Tubby Smith's first priority was trying to make the Gophers men's basketball players comfortable. It was more important than putting together a coaching staff. And it was more important than immediately trying to recruit another player for next season.

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