Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/17/14

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)
MOON, Pa. (AP) -- John Calipari and Kentucky experienced an entirely different kind of "one-and-done" in the opening round of the NIT. A year after cutting down the nets in New Orleans, the defending national champions were cut down in their coach's hometown by Robert Morris, who let a 13-point second-half lead disappear before pulling out a 59-57 victory. Oh how far -- and how quickly -- the mighty have fallen. "If there's any doubters," Calipari said, "have at it." Kentucky's ugly finish to a disappointing season gave the critics plenty of ammunition. Disjointed since the loss of center Nerlens Noel to a devastating knee injury a month ago, Kentucky (21-12) looked disinterested and even rattled while playing in a gym that seats 20,000 less than Rupp Arena. The Wildcats lost six of their final 10 games, including a drubbing at the hands of Tennessee and a loss on the road to a Northeastern Conference school that was a junior college when Calipari was growing up less than a mile awa...
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