Kentucky’s Gillispie Offers Eight Grader Full Ride

The LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER reports today the Kentucky basketball coach Billy Gillispie has offered Michael Avery, an eight grader from L.A., a full scholarship which will begin with the 2012-13 season.

Billy Gillispie Baby Wildcat

(UK coaching staff now in throes of intensive bottle-feeding training)

Like Tim Floyd’s USC sign last year, Avery is not physically imposing. Standing 6-4, Gillispie saw Avery “come off the bench” in two games at a Lebron James-sponsored camp recently.

The best part of the story though was the reaction from UK school president Lee T. Todd Jr. Read more…