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John Calipari praises new Kentucky basketball commit

Kentucky basketball picked up a big time commit on Thursday from four-star recruit Isaac Humphries. The current Indiana high school prospect is originally from Australia, and is already drawing rave reviews from head coach John Calipari. Coach Cal explained earlier this afternoon what player Humphries reminds him of the most and how excited he is to have him. I watched Isaac when...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Compares New Kentucky Basketball Commit To Former Wildcat Star

Josh Harrellson was a very important role player for Kentucky in 2010-11, avearging 7.6 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks for John Calipari’s first Kentucky Final Four team. The newest Kentucky Wildcat, four-star center Isaac Humphries out of Australia, reminds John Calipari of Harrellson.  I watched Isaac when he first came over to the US in high school in Indiana & was...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Calipari offers to buy tickets for his former players to attend HOF induction

John Calipari is being an awfully gracious host. Coach Cal is part of the 2015 class for the Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Fame, and he wants all of his former players to celebrate the honor with him. So much so that he reportedly is offering to pay for their tickets to attend the event: Few players told me John Calipari offered to pay for ticket for any ex-player (UK...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach That John Calipari Confronted About Cheating Allegations May Be Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin

Twitter/@tneel On Tuesday night, we shared a clip from Gary Parrish’s radio show, in which he told a story about John Calipari accosting a fellow coach over recruiting allegations. Kentucky Sports Radio has look further into things, and as it turns out, this story might not be a new one. KSR’s Drew Franklin found an old story from Parrish in 2010, that is largely the same as...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari put rival coach in check after stealing his recruit

John Calipari is in all likelihood the best recruiter in college basketball, and he has been for years. The guy shops for five-star recruits like he’s picking produce at the market. He puts in work and gets nearly anyone he wants, and that does not sit well with some other coaches. CBS Sports college basketball reporter Gary Parrish told a great story on his radio show Tuesday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Calipari confronted another coach over cheating accusation

According to Gary Parrish, John Calipari tore into a fellow recruiter for spreading a cheating rumor.
Via Gamedayr
20 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari: Some UK players were 'relieved' after Wisconsin loss

    Kentucky fans had their hearts broken earlier this year when their team fell two wins short of completing college basketball’s first perfect season in over 30 years. But if you believe John Calipari, the loss wasn’t quite as devastating for the team. In fact, Calipari recently claimed some of his players were “relieved” after they blew a 60-56 lead against Wisconsin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Says Something No One Believes: Details at 11

Presidential candidates and campaign managers think John Calipari’s spin needs to be a little more reasonable: Anyone buy this? John Calipari: "Some guys were relieved" When We Lost to Wisconsin — The Big Lead (@thebiglead) August 5, 2015 The news value — if you can find any in this hilarious statement — is simply that...
Via The Student Section
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 7-foot Aussie center to join Kentucky's 2015 class

One would think that Kentucky would be done recruiting for the 2015 class by August 1, but with John Calipari, all things are possible. Not only is four-star seven footer Isaac Humphries expected to commit to the Wildcats, but according to CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish, he will also reclassify to 2015 and play for Kentucky this upcoming season. Class of 2016 star Isaac Humphries...
Via College Spun
August 01, 2015  |  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
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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