Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 5/25/15

NEW ORLEANS - MARCH 20: Coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks to his team during the second round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the New Orleans Arena on March 20, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Dave Martin/Getty Images)
Despite successfully recruiting what many deemed the most talented freshman class since Michigan’s Fab Five, the Kentucky Wildcats have had a largely anticlimactic season. And as usual when a team with such high expectations disappoints, there will be fans calling for heads to roll. John Calipari’s daughter Erin has a message for those who think her father should be fired. https://twitter.com/theerincalipari/status/440695935648006146 https://twitter.com/theerincalipari/status/440715217882734593 Of course Erin would defend her father…that’s what daughters do when people have bad things to say about their daddies. But she has it a bit twisted. First of all, at this point John Calipari can’t even be mentioned in the same sentence as a Coach K or Rick Pitino. And secondly, when comparing it’s always important to compare apples to apples. Krzyzewski, Pitino, or Williams never recruited the type of loaded class Calipari had this season in their first five years at their schools. This is the second year in a row that Cal’s Wildcats have disappointed. I agree that calling for his firing is extreme. But given the their talent level, responsibility for the subpar product he puts on the floor rests solely at his feet. H/T: College Spun
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