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Kentucky has a depth problem, and the echoes of 2014 linger

Sure, John Calipari has never had a recruiting class ranked lower than second at Kentucky. It’s also true that whenever Calipari has struggled, he has usually been able to right the ship before it was too late. This dynamic was never more apparent than in 2014, when Calipari took an eighth-seeded team to the national championship game, and it took a seventh-seeded group from Connecticut...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: John Calipari says UK will ‘probably’ lose to Kansas tonight

The Kentucky Wildcats certainly aren’t the same team they were last year. They aren’t one of the worst teams in the country, but after going undefeated and just missing the Final Four last year, 16-4 doesn’t look too great. They play the fourth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks tonight and it seems like head coach John Calipari isn’t too confident about his team’s chances. When his...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari says Kentucky will “probably” lose to Kansas tonight

So much for Kentucky head coach John Calipari being cocky. Friday night, ahead of UK’s big showdown with Kansas in the Big 12 / SEC Challenge, Coach Cal was asked by a Jayhawks fan if he is “ready to take an L” against his former employer. Calipari, oddly enough, said that Kentucky will, in fact, “probably” lose. The video was brought to our attention by The Big Lead....
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Shannon Spake Shares Awesome Photo Of 23-Year-Old John Calipari At Kansas Ahead Of Saturday’s Game

Two of college basketball’s premier programs are set to face off in a rare late-January non-conference game Saturday night.  Kansas is set to host Kentucky at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Ks.  In anticipation of the contest, ESPN reporter Shannon Spake shared an awesome photo of a 23-year-old John Calipari, who was then a part-time assistant coach with the Jayhawks.  Prepping...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Cal’s Daughter Posts Photo Of Her Parents On Their Wedding Day

Kentucky head coach John Calipari and his wife Ellen were married back in 1986 – which means they’ll be celebrating their 30th anniversary later this year. Apparently, one of their daughters – Megan – is ahead of the curve. Calipari, Wednesday, took to Instagram to post a cool photo of the two from their big day. Enjoy, UK fans: When my parents were basically babies...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Arkansas’ Mike Anderson Blow By John Calipari In Handshake Line After Loss To Kentucky

Kentucky, under John Calipari, won for the first time at Arkansas Thursday night. The Wildcats defeated the Razorbacks, 80-66, in Fayetteville, Ark.  Things got a little interesting just after the final buzzer sounded.  In the post-game handshake line, Arkansas coach Mike Anderson appeared to blow by Calipari.  @KySportsRadio — Jay Hargrove (@WKyPT...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari watches his son play 5-star PF Wenyen Gabriel

Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari is on the recruiting trail, but also took the time to watch his son, Brad, play some high school basketball. It just so happened that, according to ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, that Brad’s team was playing that of five-star power forward and Kentucky commit Wenyen Gabriel. Calipari’s presence at the game was reported on Twitter by multiple sources...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari uses Powerball tickets as learning tool for Kentucky

If you have not heard, the Powerball is up to a record $1.3 billion. Do you have your ticket, or tickets, yet? Each player on Kentucky has a ticket, and it was given to them by head coach John Calipari in an effort to teach them all a bit of a life lesson. Calipari had each player pay him two bucks for the ticket (the irony of a head coach making a couple bucks off of his players...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Calipari would want 10-year, $120M NBA contract

John Calipari has repeatedly said he plans on staying at Kentucky. However, he apparently could be lured to the NBA — for the right price. Calipari’s name has been floated for NBA head coach vacancies countless times, and after the Brooklyn Nets fired head coach Lionel Hollins over the weekend, Calipari’s name resurfaced. Yahoo! Sports reported early Monday morning that...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari attempts to use a hoverboard, fails miserably (Video)

John Calipari became the latest to try a hoverboard, and it didn’t go too well. The Kentucky coach posted a video of his attempt to his Twitter account. Calipari, to his credit, seems to know that it’s a doomed effort. He never even stands on his own, freaks out when it starts moving, and gets out of there as soon as he realizes that he has absolutely no chance of staying upright...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

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