The key to having a successful Twitter account? Yell and point.
So we already did the math and figured out that Coach Cal has more Twitter followers than 190 other D1 coaches combined, but Sports Illustrated has taken it a step further and said that John Calipari is one of 100 “Must Follows” on Twitter for keeping up with relevant sports information.
He’s the only college basketball coach on the list, and joins the likes of Amanda McCarthy, Rachel Nichols, and Michelle Beadle. Obviously, it’s good company.
SI had this to say:
It should come as little surprise that it’s the Wildcats’ fearless leader who reigns supreme among hoops coaches in the Twitter arena. With more than a million followers, Calipari has used the platform to rally Wildcats faithful (often via hashtag #BBN), give updates on his program and show off his famous friends (among them Drake and rapper-turned-sports-agent Jay-Z).
Of course, the highest honor (according to Jay Bilas) is being listed alongside… Jay Bilas.
SI’s “2013 Twitter 100”: http://t.co/5RGg4TrX2I What an incredible honor for the other 99 to be in the company of The Bilastrator.
– Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) September 25, 2013