LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -Former Kentucky men's basketball coach Billy Gillispie is suing the school's athletics association, seeking $6 million over his firing last spring.
The lawsuit claims breach of contract and fraud. Gillispie was working under a memorandum of understanding but hadn't signed a formal contract during the two years he coached at Kentucky.
Gillispie contends that under that memorandum of understanding, he should be paid $1.5 million a year for four of the five years left on the deal for being fired without cause.
M and still has a home in Lexington, Ky. He is not coaching this year.

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail CSU Bakersfield vs. UT-Arlington Pick Can No. 8 Cal-State Bakersfield continue its surprising run through the NIT Tournament when it takes on No. 6 Texas-Arlington in the...
Thumbnail Central Florida vs. Illinois Pick Which team will punch their ticket to New York when No. 2 Illinoismeets No. 4 Central Florida in the NIT Tournament...
Thumbnail West Region Odds The West Regionhas two clear frontrunners to reach the Final Four. Here is a look at the odds to win this region of the NCAA...
Thumbnail South Region Odds The South Regionwas the only one to have chalk reach the Sweet 16. Which team will have another two wins in the NCAA Tournament and reach the Final...
Thumbnail Midwest Region Odds The Midwest Regionof the NCAA Tournamenthas plenty of good storylines, but which of the four teams will have a happy ending and reach the Final...

NCAAB Team Pages