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Gillispie claims agreement was in place

Updated: May 27, 2009, 10:07 PM ET
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Kentucky men's basketball coach Billy Gillispie sued the school Wednesday, seeking at least $6 million he says he is owed on his deal for being fired without cause.

Gillispie's attorney, Houston-based Demetrios Anaipakos said that the Kentucky coach's reason for filing thel lawsuit was pretty simple.

"You can't have your cake and eat it, too, to put it quite simply," Anaipakos said. "There's a public misconception that Coach Gillispie did not sign a contract ...

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