After calling and asking for an explanation as to the decision to put Knight on SEC games, today ESPN sent KSR this statement:
We had an opening to pair an analyst with Rece Davis on our Thursday night SEC package after Hubert Davis took a position with North Carolina. Rece and Bob have formed a good partnership after working together over the years on games and in the studio. We felt this would be a good opportunity to pair them together on a regular basis. We make changes to announcer assignments across our various properties to provide a fresh perspective on our telecasts and this is one of a few we made this year.
Still no acknowledgement of the obvious Calipari/Knight issue, but it is something