Interview with William B. "Bill" Keightley, September 26, 2007

Project: University of Kentucky Athletics: William B. Keightley Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Keightley talks about the search for a new coach after Tubby Smith's departure, and the speculation around whether or not University of Florida coach Billy Donovan would take the position. He touches on Donovan's short-lived transfer to the NBA team, the Orlando Magic, and the toll career athletics positions can take on family life. Keightley compares the coaching styles of Tubby Smith and new coach, Billy Gillispie, and talks about the fan pressure on UK coaches before concluding with a summary of potential key players and developments for the upcoming season.

Interview Accession

2007oh193_af750

Interviewee Name

William B. "Bill" Keightley

Interviewer Name

Jeffrey Suchanek

Interview Date

2007-09-26

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Keightley, William B. Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 26 Sep. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Keightley, W.B. (2007, September 26). Interview by J. Suchanek. University of Kentucky Athletics: William B. Keightley Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Keightley, William B., interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. September 26, 2007, University of Kentucky Athletics: William B. Keightley Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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