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John Calipari: “Andrew and Aaron still drive this team”

CLEVELAND — Transcript from Kentucky’s press conference after win over Notre Dame. MODERATOR: We’ll let Coach Calipari open with a statement. COACH CALIPARI: I’m really proud of the guys. All we did, we were just scratching to stay in the … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
7 minutes ago

What Kentucky coach John Calipari said of UK's 68-66 win over Notre Dame: NCAA Tournament 2015

Kentucky head coach John Calipari looks forward to the Final Four after topping Notre Dame, 68-66.
Via The Plain Dealer
40 minutes ago

John Calipari blasted for postgame interview

Anyone who has watched Kentucky’s men’s basketball team play this season would likely say the Wildcats faced their toughest test of the season tonight.  Notre Dame played ridiculously well. The atmosphere was incredible. There were 20 lead changes. And, in the end, it took two free throws by Andrew Harrison and a closely-missed shot by Jerian Grant to give UK a 68-66 victory...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky vs Notre Dame: Impact Players, What To Watch For and Prediction

What To Watch For Kentucky finds itself in its fifth Elite Eight in six seasons under head coach John Calipari after it dismantled West Virginia 78-39 in the Sweet Sixteen on Thursday night. Trash talk from West Virginia players prior to the game ignited some of Kentucky’s players, and from the opening tip, it was […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: John Calipari ‘desperately’ wants to return to NBA

There are only three guarantees in life — death, taxes and rumors about John Calipari becoming a head coach in the NBA again some day. With Kentucky just four wins away from an undefeated season and a national championship, the speculation is heating up again. Calipari was the head coach of the New Jersey Nets...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Calipari 'desperately' wants to coach in NBA again

photo by Tennessee Journalist via flickr John Calipari has won big at UMass, Memphis and Kentucky. His current UK squad is, of course, undefeated and just four wins away from a national title and a 40-0 mark.  The one place Calipari has not won is the NBA. He failed in his only stint at the professional level, compiling a 72-112 record with the New Jersey Nets over parts of...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino: John Calipari is the coach of the year

Twitter/Calipari The U.S. Basketball Writers Association recently voted Virginia’s Tony Bennett its Henry Iba Award Winner as the national Coach of the Year. According to the Associated Press, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was asked on Tuesday about Bennett taking home the honor, and his response is one that probably caused a ripple across the Bluegrass State. “I think...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari Says Basketball is not Communism

When you have a team that is performing as well as John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats it has to be kind of hard to figure out how to motivate them at the half of a blow out to keep pressing, but Coach Cal is one of the best in the game for a reason.So when he says basketball is not communism there must be something to it. Exactly what only he and his players will ever know. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky does not cut down nets after SEC Tourney win

In college basketball, a championship typically results in the cutting down of some nets.  Kentucky’s men’s basketball team won the SEC Tournament this afternoon, defeating Arkansas, 78-63. There will be no nets cut down at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., though. John Calipari’s squad opted to not cut down the nets following their SEC championship, clearly stating...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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