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On February 2nd, Texas A&M will host the Kentucky Wildcats in a conference rematch which saw the Aggies take the win in Rupp earlier in the year. Aggies head coach, Billy Kennedy extended an offer to Gillispie to watch the Aggies take on the ‘Cats. Gillispie has told the Dallas Morning News that Kennedy has extended previous offers, but he is actually going to be playing golf in College Station on the day of the game. Gillispie reportedly said “I think I’ll go.” and then told the paper “But it’s no big deal.”
Billy Gillispie coached Texas A&M from 2004-2007, where he lead the Aggies to the Sweet 16 in 2006-07. During his tenure, he had an overall record of 70-26 and was named Big XII Coach of the Year in 2006 and 2007. He then went on to replace Tubby “Orlando” Smith who left Kentucky for Minnesota. After two years of “incompatibility” with the fans and the Kentucky program, he was fired after going 40-27 and losing in the NIT to Notre Dame. Since leaving the ‘Cats, Gillisp
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