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Calipari’s new project: Create virtual reality experience for fans

John Calipari is always at the forefront of the college basketball world, and he’s constantly looking for ways to help him and his program remain at the top. We saw an example of that when Kentucky unveiled its private, luxury housing for athletes that includes a chef, flat screen TVs, and every luxurious amenity imaginable....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Alex Poythress Tweets He Is Returning To Kentucky For His Senior Season

Earlier today, Kentucky head coach John Calipari said he expected forward Alex Poythress back in Lexington for his senior season. Poythress just confirmed via Twitter he is indeed returning to school. Ready to be apart of something special next year! #BBN — Alex Poythress (@AlexTheGreat22) April 23, 2015 Poythress missed much of his junior year after tearing his ACL, so his return...
Via College Spun
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John Calipari on next season: It’s going to be crazy again

38-1. The Kentucky Wildcats were just two wins shy of finishing with an improbable 40-0 record last sesaon, before falling to the Wisconsin Badgers in the Final Four of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. It was a great season for the program, but head coach John Calipari doesn’t seem to think the program is done being an overwhelming success just yet. In fact, Calipari believes some great...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari On Kentucky’s 2015-16 Season: “It’s Going To Be Crazy Again”

If you were to define Kentucky’s 2014-15 men’s basketball season with a single word, “crazy” would probably be a good choice.  The Wildcats won their first 38 games and finished the year – with a loss to Wisconsin in the Final Four – two wins away from a perfect 40-0 mark.  What does John Calipari expect in 2015-16? Something similar.  Looking ahead to next season...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: A historic season, numbers aside

#15 – Willie Cauley-Stein No championship. No undefeated season. Simply said, the 2014-15 Kentucky Basketball team came up short on their goals. Yet seven of the players have committed to the NBA draft with a high probability of all being drafted. What makes this team different than any other Kentucky team as well as any other NCAA team that has ever existed? For starters, the...
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Kentucky Wildcats hope to land five-star Cheick Diallo

The Kentucky Wildcats and head coach John Calipari are looking to make one final push to land one of the top high school basketball players in the nation. According to reports, Calipari is set to meet with five-star recruit Cheick Diallo this evening. Assistant coach Kenny Payne will also be on the trip. Kentucky coaches John Calipari and Kenny Payne will meet tonight with their...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s John Calipari To Meet With 5-Star PF Cheick Diallo Tonight

The Kentucky men’s basketball program is set to make another push toward landing one of the best big men in the country tonight.  Wildcats’ head coach John Calipari and assistant coach Kenny Payne are meeting with five-star recruit Cheick Diallo this evening.  Diallo, a 6-foot-9, 218-pound power forward out of Centereach, New York, is ranked the No. 7 player in the 2015 class...
Via College Spun
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Seven UK basketball players declare for 2015 NBA draft

  Kentucky will have one heck of a time trying to go undefeated next season.   The Wildcats lost their bid for perfection in a Final Four loss to Wisconsin last Saturday. On Thursday, seven Kentucky players with eligibility still remaining — four of which are freshmen — declared their intent to enter the 2015 NBA draft. Yes, seven players. On a 16-man roster...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The NBA: John Calipari’s last hurdle?

A 40–0 season and an NCAA championship would have been the cherry on top of the sundae for Kentucky coach John Calipari, but even winning the title would not have given him the credit he deserves. With a roster full of McDonald’s All-Americans, winning the championship is expected. Anything less and he’s considered a failure. There’s only one way for Calipari to win, and...
Via The Sports Post
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari has great quote about Kentucky rebuilding

With Kentucky expected to lose at least five players to the NBA Draft, it is highly unlikely that the Wildcats will be in position to make another run at an undefeated season. That fact doesn’t seem to worry head coach John Calipari. When asked about next year’s team, and the possibility that he may have to rebuild, Calipari had a defiant, almost braggadocious answer. Great...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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