Report: Ex-Kentucky staffer broke NCAA rules

Bilal Blatley
Bilal Blatley (between Calipari and Pastner)

Does ring a bell? From .com: “Batley abruptly resigned as assistant director of basketball operations/manager after he violated rules by rebounding for a player during a workout in July 2009. self-reported the secondary violation and sent Batley a letter of admonishment.  Batley’s job did not allow him to have on-court interaction with players. When he resigned, a team spokesman said he did so to return home because of an illness in his family.  But a nearly two-year .com investigation revealed that Batley also broke NCAA rules by making repeated impermissible telephone calls while at both and to recruits such as and their parents.  When approached by a .com reporter after his news conference on Friday, Calipari refused to address any questions regarding Batley.”

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