Billy Gillispie will be attending the Kentucky vs. Texas A&M showdown Saturday

Creepy Gillispie
Creepy Gillispie

If all goes as planned, an extremely familiar face will be in the Reed Arena crowd Saturday when hosts Kentucky.  told The News on Wednesday that he plans to attend the game, at the invitation of Aggies coach Billy Kennedy, a longtime friend. Gillispie said Kennedy extended previous invites earlier this season.

“Actually, I’m playing golf [in College Station] on Friday,” Gillispie said. “I said, ‘Who are y’all playing Saturday?’ They said, ‘Kentucky,’ and so I said, ‘I think I’ll go.’ But it’s no big deal.”

No big deal? As college basketball are well aware, Gillispie coached from 2004 to 2007 and from 2007 to 2009.

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