Found September 05, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
While Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie remains hospitalized after experiencing feelings that he thought were a heart attack or stroke, his coaching career could be crashing down around him. Last week, word of Gillispie mistreating players surfaced as some said they were berated by the coach for their appearance and forced to practice long hours. Allegations have continued to surface from various players, coaches and staff at Texas Tech. According to, a total of 15 players have left the program since Gillispie took over in March of 2011. When you include coaches, trainers and other staff, the number increases to 30. The most recent person to bail on the Red Raiders was high-profile recruit Wannah Bail, whose departure was originally thought to have something to do with academics. “It was because of Gillispie,” a source close to the program told “He couldn’t deal with him.” Bail’s story is one of the more minor issues players and employees have had with Gi...

Texas Tech's Gillispie leaves hospital

Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie was discharged from the hospital on Thursday after a six-day stay amid an investigation into alleged player mistreatment. University Medical Center spokesman Eric Finley said Gillispie left the hospital sometime after 3 p.m. Thursday. Messages were left seeking comment from Gillispie and athletic director Kirby Hocutt. Hocutt has said the university...

Gillispie reprimanded for practice time violations

Texas Tech reprimanded coach Billy Gillispie earlier this year after learning he was exceeding NCAA practice-time limits. Red Raiders athletic director Kirby Hocutt said Wednesday the school reported the secondary violations to the NCAA and the governing body approved the penalty that Texas Tech had decided upon. The reprimand came in January. The school is now investigating allegations...

Tech's Gillispie told to focus on health

The Texas Tech athletic director says coach Billy Gillispie is no longer making day-to-day decisions for the basketball program so he can focus on his health. Kirby Hocutt said Tuesday that he told Gillispie late last week that he was not ''to engage'' in the program in ''any way'' until the two talk face to face about allegations of player mistreatment...

Billy Gillispie is most likely done, so let’s reminisce about the time Gregg Doyel wrote that Gillispie is the ‘only’ choice for Kentucky

Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports wrote a scathing piece about how current Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie has mistreated pretty much everyone he has come in contact with in Lubbock. The piece gives a detailed account of allegations that will seemingly destroy Gillispie’s coaching career. And if even a portion of Goodman’s allegations are true, Gillispie deserves all that it coming...

RaiderPowerTV: Hocutt Statement on Gillispie

Texas Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt addressed the media on Wednesday about the current situation with the men's basketball program and head coach Billy Gillispie.
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