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Kentucky much more than an offensive juggernaut

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports Even with a roster that could easily compete in any professional league outside of the NBA, nobody expected the Kentucky Wildcats to throttle the fifth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks by 32 points in mid-November, especially not in their third game of the season. Against the non-conference likes of Boston University, Montana State, and UT-Arlington in the...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Calipari after Kentucky’s Throttling of UCLA: “Let’s Make this World Class”

Although Kentucky’s beat-down of UCLA was remarkable, and the first half in particular was one for the record books, Wildcats coach John Calipari said after the game that he wasn’t losing sight of the moment. “I’m day-to-day. I’m in a grind and I’m staying in the moment. The one thing I’m doing is really enjoying […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago to John Calipari pipeline keeps rolling along

When an elite recruit from Chicago picks Kentucky and John Calipari over John Groce and the Ilini these days, I’m like “meh, makes sense.” We’re used to it at this point. It’s not use. Likewise for anyone else who lives in the cities where Coach Cal finds his top tier talent. It’s Calipari, it’s Kentucky, what are you going to do? What would you expect? Saturday brings...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: Four teams that will threaten Kentucky’s undefeated season

This Kentucky basketball team was voted the unanimous No. 1 by the A.P. polls on Monday. Lexington has been abuzzed by this news and rumors of an undefeated season are beginning to get louder. John Calipari has put his team through the wringer by scheduling some very tough opponents. However, not only has this team risen to the occasions but they have exceeded expectations. They...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky's Alex Poythress has torn ACL

Kentucky junior forward Alex Poythress has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the Wildcats’ 2014-15 season, John Calipari announced Friday morning.  Poythress, a 6-foot-8, 238-pound forward, had been starting for Calipari’s squad. Through 10 games, he’d averaged 5.5 points and 3.8 rebounds a game.  Alex is nearly a straight-A student and one of the greatest kids that...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: John Calipari Called For A Substitution By Enthusiastically Punching The Air

When John Calipari wants to make a substitution, he goes all-out. During Kentucky’s game against UT-Arlington tonight, Coach Cal wanted to get Trey Lyles into the game for Alex Poythress. For some reason, when Calipari told Lyles of his decision, he didn’t just tell him to get in the game, he also punched the air enthusiastically to really hammer the point home. It was hilarious...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mother Of 4-Star Power Forward Takes A Shot At John Calipari’s Platoon System

Power forward Thomas Bryant is one of the top uncommitted players left in the 2015 class, and despite the fact that his recruitment appears to be coming down to Syracuse and Indiana, he took a trip to Kentucky over the weekend. While that news was certain to make Orange and Hoosier fans nervous, Bryant’s mother, Linda, was quick to downplay the trip. Syracuse.com has more: Linda...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari gets daughter's birthday wrong

Kentucky head coach John Calipari forgot his own daughter's birthday, and she was quick to point it out.
Via Gamedayr
29 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Gets Daughter’s Birthday Wrong, She Calls Him Out On It Via Twitter

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari is a busy guy. He leads what looks like the sport’s best program, and his Wildcats have had four games in eight days to start the season. Unfortunately, that schedule seems to have thrown him off a bit. Calipari wished his daughter Megan a happy birthday on Twitter early this morning. As it turns out, he was a day early, and Megan let him...
Via College Spun
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: Wildcats cruise past Jayhawks 72-40

“We don’t have subs, we have reinforcements,” is what Calipari told Andy Katz Tuesday night after the Cats handled Kansas. “We don’t have subs, we have reinforcements, here comes the next guys, it’s like tanks coming over the hill,” is what John Calipari told ESPN analyst, Andy Katz on Tuesday night after a surprising blowout of the #5 ranked team in the nation. While...
Via isportsweb.com
November 20, 2014  |  1 Comment
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