In the short term, there are no winners in the Billy Gillispie saga that ended with his resignation at Texas Tech. Now it's up to the disgraced former coach to change that in the long run.
Dana O'Neil had a front-row seat to the abrasive behavior that led to the downfall of Billy Gillispie at Kentucky, but she thought he could successfully bounce back at Texas Tech. But some people just don't change. Lesson learned.
After considering some well-known names, Houston made perhaps the most surprising hire of the season: James Dickey, a head coach again for the first time in 10 years.