The guy has a track record, fair or not. UK fans will defend him to the death because he's the savior, the chosen one. Hell, if I were a UK fan, I'd defend him too.
But the guy has this reputation for a reason. If you go to two Final Fours and BOTH of them are vacated, what does that say? Lack of institutional control includes the coach too, ya know.
I'm not a UK hater. College basketball really isn't my thing. But Coach Cal isn't Coach K. Some of the people assocaited with his program, some of his "cronies," including the guy that helped land D-Rose, shouldn't be anywhere near a top program.
The whole gist of BG suing is that he believes that the MOU served as the formal contract while UK does not. The courts will decide this and I really have no idea if an MOU would be the same or not.
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Was he known for this type of behavior at UTEP and Texas A&M? I'm referring primarily to his treatment of players.
A great passage in "The Last Amateurs" about how the Army coach kept cancelling film sessions on road games so that his players could actually get a full night of sleep.
gotta love the jealousy... nice to see that it is back
Last edited by BRM; 05-29-2009 at 12:34 PM.
Lots of people have always hated Kentucky. Whether deserved or not, this type of situation gives them ammo to stop by in this thread and make a post like CrackerJack calling the coach a "scumbag" etc. etc. Very immature and not accurate considering the facts of the situation, but people like that are best just ignored. Haters hate. It's what they do.
You're also seeing lots of hate from former Conference USA foes especially who have long memories.