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Gillispie, Kentucky part ways

Updated: March 28, 2009, 4:01 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Billy Gillispie thought winning at Kentucky would be enough, that adding a Final Four banner to the rafters at Rupp Arena would endear him to one of college basketball's most ardent fan bases more than any handshake, autograph or toothy grin ever could.

He won, but not enough. He shook hands, but not enough.

After just two years, Kentucky had had enough.

The school fired Gillispie on Friday, citing philosophical differences between the hard-scrabble coach ...

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