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 Kentucky to recruits such as and their parents.  When approached by a reporter after his news conference on Friday, Calipari refused to address any questions regarding Batley.”

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