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JOHN CALIPARI RUMORS

Could John Calipari coach Kentucky until he is 73?

John Calipari leaked some pretty important news for Big Blue Nation on the radio today. During an appearance on ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg’s podcast, the Kentucky head coach revealed one thing that could keep him at Kentucky on the sidelines for at least another fifteen years: the chance to coach his son Brad. Kentucky Sports Radio transcribed the quote: “First of all, my wife...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miles Bridgers posterizes defender in front of Calipari

If John Calipari wasn’t excited about five-star prospect Miles Bridges before this dunk, he sure is now. During the recent July evaluation period, the Kentucky head coach sat on the baseline watching Bridges, a Flint, MI native, and was right in the mix of the ridiculous slam and celebration amongst the Mac Irvin Fire forward and his teammates. In fact, Calipari’s only frustration...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari may coach Kentucky until he is 73

IG/bradcalipari John Calipari has long said that he does not want to retire at a very advanced age, but his plans may be changing. During an appearance on ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg’s podcast, Calipari revealed one thing that could keep him at Kentucky and in college basketball for a while longer: the chance to coach his son Brad. Kentucky Sports Radio transcribed the quote...
Via College Spun
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball Offers 2016 PF Wenyen Gabriel

Kentucky continues to widen its recruiting net for 2016. On Sunday, John Calipari and company offered 2016 power forward Wenyen Gabriel. It's been a great July. Just got an offer from Kentucky! Can't thank my teammates enough for helping me shine! #RivalsNation — WenyenGabriel™ (@WenyenGabriel) July 26, 2015 Gabriel is a 6’9″, 195 lbs. Massachusetts […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari interupts 5-star Miles Bridges while on a date

One way that college coaches can interact with possible recruits is by calling them. They can see how they are doing and make sure they are still interested. So it was not unusual when small forward Miles Bridges got a phone call from Kentucky’s head coach John Calipari, but it was unusual where he got the call. Bridges shared with MLive that he was on a date at the movies...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star Small Forward Miles Bridges Was Interrupted By Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari While On A Date

Being a five-star basketball recruit has its perks—the superhuman athleticism, free trip to college, and the likelihood of an NBA future—but privacy isn’t one of them. Miles Bridges, a five-star small forward from Huntington Prep, shared a funny anecdote with MLive about what it is like to try to be an average teenager while also being a top recruit. While on a movie date,...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari says rapper Drake still welcomed at UK

Earlier today, it was reported that the University of Kentucky had to inform the NCAA of a self-violation after hip-hop artists Drake took pictures with Kentucky’s recruits during last season’s Big Blue Madness. Kentucky ended up self-reporting Drake’s activities, which included “impermissible contact” between himself and three “potential-student-athletes.” However...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Tweets About Drake, Says He’s Still Loved and Welcomed At Kentucky

Don’t worry, Drake, you’re still loved by your favorite college basketball program.  Earlier today, it was reported that Kentucky had to self-report an NCAA violation caused by the hip-hop star, who took photos with recruits during the Wildcats’ 2014 Big Blue Madness. Kentucky issued a cease-and-desist letter to Drake, asking him to refrain from interacting with potential...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Issued Drake A Cease And Desist After Big Blue Madness

Twitter/Drake Superstar rapper Drake is a good friend of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari, but he may not be as well-liked by whichever staffer deals with recruiting violations at the school.  Sporting News’ Kami Mattioli is reporting Wednesday afternoon that Kentucky was forced to self-report an impermissible communication violation because Drake had contact with three...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari shares his thoughts on Confederate flag

John Calipari was asked about the Confederate flag by a reporter Monday morning during a call.
Via Gamedayr
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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