It’s been an interesting, newsy morning already it seems. According to Brett Dawson’s twitter, UK assistant coach Rod Strickland will take on a new administrative role, opening the spot for a new assistant coach. Obviously, the rumors of a move of former Louisville player Kenny Payne from Oregon are already taking shape, but nothing officially being reported. According to UK, Strickland asked to be re-assigned due to travel and, if I remember correctly, wasn’t really gung-ho about even being an assistant last year. But I could be wrong on that.
Also, Dawson reports that Calipari has asked for funding for a team trip to Canada in the fall. It’s either set up as a team bonding opportunity or because Cal is finally as desperate for a power forward as Tubby was