Mark Story

February 14, 2013

Mark Story: With Noel lost, Cats should look to Gillispie era (really) for inspiration

The dispiriting loss of Nerlens Noel sets up a rare dynamic for the current Wildcats — a chance to look back on the Billy Gillispie era and find a positive inspiration.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.