Former UK coach Gillispie mentioned as candidate at Tarleton State

The Fort Worth Star Telegram reported over the weekend former Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie as saying he would enjoy another challenge at the Division One level. Gillispie-currently the head coach at Ranger College-is being rumored as a candidate to become the new coach at Tarleton State, which is moving to D-1.

Tarleton State is moving to the Western Athletic Conference and will begin play in D-1 July 1st, but won’t be eligible for post-season tournaments until the 2024-25 season.