Former Cats address latest Billy Gillispie allegations

Mark Krebs and Perry Stevenson
and Perry Stevenson – photo by Walter Cornett |

Former players aren’t surprised by the accusations against their former head coach and current Tech coach, Billy Gillispie, that continue to mount as members of the Red Raiders program come forward with new allegations.  Gillispie was hospitalized for apparent high-blood pressure last Friday, the same day he came under scrutiny for possible mistreatment of players, coaches and staff of the basketball team. According to ESPN, Gillispie was released from the hospital Thursday.  “If you look back at compared to Tech, it’s kind of a direct parallel,” former basketball player said. “Long practices — he tears you down and doesn’t bring you back up. It’s kind of crazy some of the stuff he’s still doing there.”


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