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Video: Kentucky Releases Sneak Peek At “Let’s Ball” Documentary About 2014-15 Basketball

Kentucky basketball may have lost to Wisconsin in the Final Four last year, but the Wildcats feel they accomplished quite a bit.  Fighting through adversity and coming together as a team, John Calipari’s 2014-15 team was a fun group to watch. And Thursday night, Kentucky gave us a sneak peek at the upcoming documentary “Let’s Ball,” highlighting the season. Kentucky is...
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John Calipari says Wildcats will be ugly to start season: ‘We stink’

Certain expectations come with perennial quests for 40-0, churning out heaps of NBA-level talent year in and year out like a pro factory, and being the biggest college basketball powerhouse in the nation today. The 2015-16 Kentucky Wildcats are apparently nowhere close to living up to those expectations just yet and head coach John Calipari...Read More
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Kentucky and Duke set for 1st meeting since 2012

Nov 13, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari reacts on the sideline against the Duke Blue Devils in the second half of the 2012 Champions Classic at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Paul Abell-USA TODAY Sports On Nov. 17, a matchup will take place between two of the top programs in college basketball. Two foes will finally face each other for...
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Kentucky's Dominique Hawkins will miss month after breaking hand

Kentucky junior point guard Dominique Hawkins suffered a broken hand in practice today and will miss four weeks, the program confirmed via Twitter.  #BBN, unfortunate news to report tonight. Dominique Hawkins broke his hand this weekend and will miss four weeks. — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) October 6, 2015   A defensive standout, Hawkins...
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Alex Poythress believes he’ll be ready for start of season

Kentucky Wildcats senior big man Alex Poythress is still recovering from a torn ACL, but believes he will be ready to return by the start of the regular season. Speaking to Kyle Tucker of The Courier-Journal, Wildcats coach John Calipari offered more clarity. “He’s got to get where he’s completely comfortable just letting it go,” Calipari told reporters. “There’s going...
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Calipari excitedly tweets about his trip to see Pope Francis

Like many other Catholics, Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari is incredibly excited about Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. Calipari says he lobbied House Speaker John Boehner about seeing Francis speak to Congress, and this morning, Coach Cal was there in person to the event. And he is incredibly excited about it.  Coach #Cal is in the House for #PopeFrancis....
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky recruit De’Aaron Fox helps fan meet John Calipari

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari has been making the rounds around the country this week as he tries to sure up some commits for the 2016 class. On Monday, Calipari was in Houston visiting with De’Aaron Fox, a four-star point guard for next year’s recruiting class. According to College Basketball Talk, Fox wasn’t the only who had the chance to meet Calipari. Seth Barnett...
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John Calipari: The man, the myth, the legend?

John Calipari has been the head coach of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball program for six seasons. In that time he has coached 25 players who have gone on to become NBA draft picks. He has gone to four Final Fours and one Elite Eight. To say the least, he has rebuilt a Kentucky program that struggled under Calipari’s predecessor Billie Gillispie. Calipari’s formula...
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Memphis president says school will not honor Calipari, apologizes for 'embarrassment'

Earlier this week, the University of Memphis announced it would be honoring former men’s basketball coach John Calipari in late December. Calipari, who coached the Tigers from 2000-09, is getting inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this week.  The Tigers honoring Calipari is something that will no longer be happening, though.  This evening, University of Memphis President...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis fans unhappy school plans to honor John Calipari

    John Calipari has been credited with putting the Memphis basketball program on the map, and his former employer plans to pay tribute to him for that during the upcoming season. On Wednesday, University of Memphis president David Rudd announced that the Tigers have planned a ceremony to honor Calipari in December. UMass, the school that gave Calipari his first head coaching...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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