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Kentucky Wildcats head basketball coach John Calipari took an unconventional approach to preaching team unity Tuesday. Calipari thought his team could benefit from a break from all the recent engulfing stress, so he decided to take them back to high school gym class with an old-fashioned game of dodgeball. The idea, though a bit cliché, was to remind his team to have fun, and work cohesively.
It remains unclear whether the message was received; Kentucky did pick up a 74-70 victory over Vanderbilt on Wednesday, but scraping by a team just 4-9 in SEC play this season tends to leave much to be desired. Still, Calipari’s last resort may end up being just what the doctor ordered for Kentucky, after taking yet another of what seems to have been a multitude plunges into the doldrums in this rollercoaster season.
Nerlens Noel is out for the season, but Kentucky still has hope.
What was set to be a prime time game for the Wildcats against Florida, ended up being nothing but a nightmare. ...
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Rooting for injuries is never a classy thing to do, but it’s safe to say there are very few Louisville fans who are weeping over the fact that Kentucky has lost freshman Nerlens Noel for the remainder of the season. Noel, who was averaging over 10 points and nearly 10 rebounds per game, suffered a season-ending knee injury during a loss to Florida on Feb. 12. The Wildcats are now...
John Calipari's daughter, Erin, took a shot a Louisville fans in response to a cartoon about Nerlens Noel.
The above cartoon is from Erin Calipari, the daughter Kentucky’s basketball coach, and in response to a Courier-Journal cartoon as seen below. Erin Calipari tweeted out the drawing with the caption, “This would be my cartoon. #UL #BBN”
I know it’s in good nature, but I am not a big fan of The Courier-Journal taking a shot at Nerlens Noel, an 18-year-old, who is out for...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Willie Cauley-Stein scored a career-high 20 points, and his two crucial blocks and key rebound in the final 34 seconds helped Kentucky outlast Vanderbilt 74-70 Wednesday night for its first win without injured star center Nerlens Noel.
Cauley-Stein, a 7-foot freshman manning the post for Kentucky (18-8, 9-4 Southeastern Conference) with Noel sidelined, blocked...
John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats suffered a monumental 30-point loss to the rival Tennessee Volunteers last Saturday. So, how did Coach Calipari whip his young Wildcats into shape for their next game against the Vanderbilt Commodores? Dodgeball.Yes, Coach Calipari had his team engaged in an organized dodgeball game between players and coaches on Tuesday night. On Wednesday...
Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari organized a dodgeball tournament to help ease the tension of the 'Cats abysmal basketball season.
Erin Calipari, the daughter of Kentucky head coach John, drew this cartoon and released it on Twitter in response to the Courier Journal's Nerlens Noel cartoon.
There can't be anything more basic when it comes to sports then remembering what it is you are doing--playing a game. What are games supposed to be? Fun.
After some harsh comments following the embarrassing effort against Tennessee head coach John Calipari needed to do something more than just apologize to the players that he will have to finish the season with.