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November 22, 2012

Morehead State looks into coach Woods' conduct

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LEXINGTON —

Morehead State players seemed unaffected by their coach's behavior.

"It doesn't make us uncomfortable," junior forward Drew Kelly said. "We can handle it and it makes us better."

Woods' passion landed him in the spotlight before Wednesday night's game.

Earlier in the week he criticized some of the current Wildcats' attitude and for their limited knowledge of Kentucky basketball history. It bothered him that Wildcats freshman center Willie Cauley-Stein was unaware of Christian Laettner or "The Shot" that beat Kentucky in 1992.

"They don't get it," Woods said. "They play basketball, but they don't know what basketball really is. And they're very, very fortunate. We live in a microwave society now, and it's a shame that kids don't know the history."

Woods later apologized for his comments via Twitter and said Wednesday night that he was ready to move on from that incident. Now he is trying to put another controversy behind him.

 

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