Kentucky Bounces Hoops Coach Gillispie

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 27, 2009 2:41 PM CDT
"All I know is to go to work, recruit, coach and that's what I did, that's what I've done and that's what I'll continue to do," Gillispie said after Kentucky's season ended Wednesday in the NIT.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Two seasons, including one without an NCAA tournament appearance, were enough for Kentucky basketball coach Billy Gillispie, ESPN reports. The school will announce his departure this afternoon. Gillispie notched 40 wins in Lexington, but also racked up 27 losses, including 14 this season as the Wildcats, whose seven men’s championships are second only to UCLA’s 11, missed the Big Dance for the first time since 1991.