Originally posted on Kentucky Sports Connection  |  Last updated 7/4/14

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)
The 4th of July weekend is here. Before departing to celebrate with family this weekend, Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari posted a brief update on his team via twitter: Our guys have been really committed to each other this summer. I’ve been really impressed with the leadership, the competitiveness and the togetherness at such an early stage. They are all going to take a few days off for the holiday before they come back and we get ready to work and prepare for a tough summer tour, which will begin in early August. Our team wishes everybody a happy Fourth of July. Please be safe in celebrating. Also, UK Deputy Director of Athletics DeWayne Peevy has announced via twitter the date of this year’s UK Alumni Game: Happy 4th of July! We are working on this year’s @KentuckyMBB alumni game. Mark your calendars for Sunday, August 24. — DeWayne Peevy (@UKDeWaynePeevy) July 4, 2014   This year’s charity game will feature Kentucky vs. a team of non-UK pros. UK Alums, let me know if ...
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