Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 11/18/14

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)
Nothing drives home a lesson like the sting of embarrassment. John Calipari knows it. On Tuesday night in his hometown of Moon Township, Pa., Calipari stood watch as 3,500 fans the largest crowd to fill the Sewall Center of Robert Morris University in years stormed the floor to celebrate his Wildcats' 59-57 defeat in the opening round of the National Invitational Tournament. One year removed from cutting down the nets amid a torrent of confetti in the Superdome after Kentucky won its eighth national championship, Cal had to keep his head up and grit his teeth as he congratulated Robert Morris head coach Andy Toole and the Colonels' players, a program with only one NCAA tournament victory in school history 30 years ago. He probably wanted to be anywhere else. Certainly, the Wildcat players would have rather crawled under a rock. Cal showed nothing but respect for the Colonels. "This is a shot in the arm for them and they deserve to win the game," he said. "If we'd won at th...
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