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John Calipari weighs in on Drake-Meek Mill beef

Hip-hop star and Kentucky Wildcats fan Drake and fellow rapper Meek Mill are feuding over the rumor that Drake has ghostwriters, and Wildcats head coach John Calipari recently weighed in. Oddly enough, as was reported by Kyle Tucker of the Courier-Journal and John Lewis of Louisville’s WDRB 41, the Hall of Famer’s response was short. Why? Well, apparently Coach Cal has no idea...
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John Calipari Says Skal Labissiere Will be Eligible to Play from Day One

With the recent reports that Australian big man Isaac Humphries will enroll at Kentucky this season also came speculation that Skal Labissiere’s eligibility might be in doubt. John Calipari spoke with the media briefly today and assured them that concerns about Labissiere’s eligibility were unfounded. In fact, the Kentucky was very confident when asked if […]
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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...
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John Calipari hung with former Kentucky star Bud Dupree at Steelers camp

Life is good if you are John Calipari. You practically rule the state of Kentucky and college basketball. Year after year, you compete for national championships and on top of that you get to attend the opening week of NFL training camps. Coach Cal took some time today to hang with former Kentucky football player Bud Dupree at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. That is where the...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Makes Bold Prediction About Kentucky’s 2016 Signing Class

John Calipari is holding out hope that the 2016 signing class for the Kentucky Wildcats could be the best ever.
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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
5 days 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...
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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
10 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,...
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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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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