Found March 03, 2014 on College Spun:
Coach Cal Kentucky coach John Calipari has a message for Wildcats fans who are upset with many of the negative articles (e.g. Pat Forde’s) being written about him and his program – “don’t give ‘em your eyeballs”. Calipari, whose squad has lost two straight SEC games and seems to be facing team turmoil at the wrong time of the season, made the declaration on his radio show earlier Monday. He also threw in an interesting insult involving “being in a soup line” and “selling pencils”. Here’s the entire quote. You can also listen to the audio here – it starts around the 53-minute mark. “They’ve been doing that my whole career. You got, you know, guys waiting in the wings waiting for anything. And all of sudden, the story comes out, and it’s like, where was this build up and venim in this story? Oh my gosh. That’s part of it. I mean, you just, you just say hey, I do what I do. I know why I do it for kids. I’m comfortable in my skin doing what I do. I’ve made it very transparent

Erin Calipari defends father against Kentucky critics with great stats

John Calipari’s daughter Erin has never been shy about supporting her father on Twitter, and today she took aim at the loud minority of Wildcats fans who are upset with the team’s performance over the last few years. Don’t cross her, #BBN, she’s bringing stats to this one… People saying my dad should be fired, he won 81% of games @ UK. Coach K 79% @ Duke. Roy Williams...

John Calipari ejected in loss to South Carolina (Video)

Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball coach John Calipari was ejected midway through the second half during Saturday upset loss to South Carolina.Calipari appeared to be upset when Julius Randle had the ball stolen from him without a foul being called. Calipari came out to the three point line to argue with the nearest official, who called a technical on him and immediately had...

Calipari regrets getting ejected from Kentucky-South Carolina game

While we wouldn’t quite call this an apology, it does seem that Kentucky’s John Calipari is showing some remorse after getting ejected during the second half of the Wildcats’ loss to South Carolina Saturday. Cal took to Twitter after the game (despite skipping the post-game media session) to give fans an update on where his head is at. The first thing he mentioned was that...

John Calipari gets tossed, skips press conf, has handler tweet instead

Kentucky Wildcats Coach John Calipari was kicked out of UK’s embarrassing loss to lowly South Carolina tonight. The preseason #1 college basketball team, which was surrounded in all that “40-0″ preseason b.s. just lost to a 4-12 in conference team. Now Kentucky is in danger of falling out of the top 25 polls in March! John Calipari was tossed out of the game with his team down...

Calipari’s Daughter Rips UK Fans Who Say Her Dad Should Be Fired

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...

John Calipari Takes Responsibility For UK’s Slide: “It’s On Me”

Kentucky coach John Calipari, who was ejected during Saturday night’s loss to SEC bottom-feeder South Carolina, is taking full responsibility for his team’s slide the past few weeks. The Wildcats have dropped three of their past five contests – they also barely held off LSU in overtime back on February 22nd. On Monday’s SEC teleconference, Cal tried to transfer the blame...

Video: John Calipari laughs maniacally following Kentucky’s win over Alabama

John Calipari really enjoyed Kentucky's home win over Alabama. Looks like it was a laugh a minute.

When Freshmen Become Stale

Loading a roster with freshmen -- otherwise known as the one-year model of program building -- gave John Calipari his first national championship. The very same approach gave Calipari a humiliating NIT appearance and an even more embarrassing loss to Robert Morris. Entering this season and the latest installment of Calipari's "one-year plan," it was foolish...

Rick Pitino Says Kentucky Won’t Find A Better Coach Than John Calipari

Photo: CBS Sports With an inevitable loss to Florida coming for the Kentucky basketball program on Saturday, I think it’s safe to say that the Wildcats will end the regular season outside of the top 25. Kentucky is currently No. 25 in the AP Poll and No. 24 in the Coaches Poll. The Wildcats have lost three of six, including two very bad losses, at home to Arkansas and on the road...

AW Video: Calipari, Grant Postgame

In this AllWildcats Video feature, Kentucky head coach John Calipari and Alabama head coach Anthony Grant talk about their teams' game on Tuesday night at Rupp Arena.

Coach K On The NCAA Tournament: “The ACC Deserves More Than 5 Bids”

Last week, we heard Kentucky coach John Calipari campaigning for his league, the SEC, to get more teams into the upcoming NCAA tournament. Monday, it was Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doing his part to represent the ACC in the same manner. Coach K told reporters on the ACC teleconference that he believes his league should get more than five teams into the big dance – he’s thinking...

Dan Patrick thinks John Calipari’s tenure at Kentucky is coming to an end

This season has been a tough one for John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats. After bringing in the #1 recruiting class this past season,Wildcats fans were thinking of another National Championship. Now they’re just hoping that they can hold on to a projected 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Not only are people counting them out to win a National Title, they’re not even the best...

Gamecocks upset Kentucky; Calipari tossed

Brenton Williams scored 24 points for South Carolina, and Kentucky coach John Calipari was ejected midway through the second half as the Gamecocks held off the 17th-ranked Wildcats 72-67 on Saturday night.

Calipari mocks rumors of departure

Kentucky’s loss last weekend at South Carolina not only came close to knocking the Wildcats out of the AP Top 25 poll after beginning the season ranked No. 1, it also sparked widespread speculation that John Calipari may be growing weary of coaching in Lexington.

Podcast: Louisville Would Be Favored Against Every Team In The Country On A Neutral Court

If you missed Tuesday’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Click here to listen from your mobile device. On Tuesday’s show we discussed Louisville’s Vegas odds in the big dance and Rick Pitino’s surprisingly nice comments about Kentucky’s John Calipari. Tune-in on Wednesday from 5-6 on 1450 The Sports Buzz for the Louisville vs. SMU pregame show.
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