Found June 02, 2014 on College Spun:
Coach Cal sticking around. Kentucky coach John Calipari, in his words, waited “20 years” to get his current job. He made it clear Monday afternoon that he isn’t going anywhere for a while. Calipari joined Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg on ESPN Radio to talk about Kentucky’s 2013-2014 campaign, some potential rule changes to college basketball and what his future looks like. He said that while he’s always in communication with NBA teams for various reasons, he’s comfortable in Lexington: “I’m really, really excited about what we have going at Kentucky. I believe that I have the best job in the country. I’m not out looking for another job. It’s not what I want. Do I talk to NBA teams? I always do. I’ll talk to NBA teams based on the fact that my players are trying to be drafted and whoever I can be associated so that I can help my players, I do. But I’m not out looking for a job. I’m not encouraging anybody to call me. I don’t need it to get a pay raise or any of that stuff. I’m go

Charles Matthews named USA 3-on-3 MVP

Kentucky Wildcats basketball commitment Charles Matthews was key to USA Basketball winning the 3-on-3 under-18 national championship tournament that occurred this weekend in Colorado Springs, Colo. “We’re very happy about this,” Matthews said. “It was a blessing to come out here and compete. As we got farther in the tournament, it started to get more competitive so we just...

Kentucky Wildcats announce hiring of Adeniyi Amadou

Former Dayton assistant coach Adeniyi Amadou (pronounced AD-knee AHM-uh-doo) has been hired as an assistant coach for the Kentucky Wildcats women’s basketball program, UK head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Monday. Amadou, a native of Paris, France, comes to Kentucky after serving four seasons on the UD coaching staff, where he worked with the post players and also contributed...

25 Best One-And Done Players In NBA History

There has been a huge debate recently with rumors that the NBA may look into changing the age limit to get drafted from one year to potentially having to be 2 years removed from high school. The one-and-done era has been a godsend for some of the NCAA’s best recruiters like John Calipari at Kentucky, helping the Wildcats annually make deep runs in the NCAA Tourney and sending multiple...

Kentucky Named 2nd Most Hated Fan Base In All Of Sports

In life, people won’t like you. A major reason is usually jealousy of success. Kentucky is hated. We’re all aware of that — but not only is Kentucky hated, you are hated. Yes, that’s right. Profascinate, (a site that I’ve came to enjoy), has ranked Kentucky basketball second on their “Most Hated Fan Bases in Sports” list. Here’s what they said about the Big Blue Nation...

Kelsey Nunley named to College World Series All-Tournament Team

Kentucky Wildcats sophomore pitcher Kelsey Nunley was named to the 2014 Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team for her strong performances in the circle at the event, it was announced after the completion of the tournament on Tuesday night. Nunley, who threw every pitch of every game for Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament, tossed 21 innings in the WCWS, allowing only seven...

My Life as a UK Fan

This is the first article in a series of my life as a UK fan. There are several things in my life that have been a constant over the years:  my love for God, my love for my family and my love for my Kentucky Wildcats.   To try and pinpoint when any of these loves began would be impossible.  They simply are. My late grandfather did much to encourage my love for the Wildcats.  If...

Vote for A.J. Reed to win Golden Spikes Award

Kentucky Wildcats junior left-handed pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been named one of three finalists for the 2014 Golden Spikes Award, it was announced by USA Baseball on Tuesday afternoon. Reed joins Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto and LSU right-hander Aaron Nola as finalists for the award, which is selected from a committee of more than 200 voters. Fans will be able...

Self, Calipari: No NBA calls, and that's OK

Kentucky's John Calipari and Kansas' Bill Self told ESPN on Monday that it'd be extremely difficult for either to leave their current high-profile college jobs for an NBA opening, and both added that they haven't been contacted during this latest coaching carousel. "They haven't talked to me about a coaching position,'' Self said on ESPNU's College...
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