Originally Posted by WMR
You know that Memphis offered Cal more money than Kentucky, right?
There was no reason for Cal to leave besides UK being his dream job.
His #1 recruiting class would have been intact (and actually a better class because he would have kept Xavier Henry).
It's a good narrative, but the fact remains that Memphis was under fire for the scandals that took place on his watch. I'd say it's pretty likely he left Memphis before he had no job.