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Calipari: “I feel good about Olivier’s situation”

Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

John Calipari was asked about Olivier Sarr during a Zoom call with two pages of reporters on Wednesday, and his response was positive.

Cal couldn’t offer much help in expectations for the timeline of the NCAA’s decision on Sarr, but he did admit he is comfortable in his expectations for what the decision will be.

I feel good about Olivier’s situation,” Calipari said of his Wake Forest transfer big man. “It’s just going through channels. We’ll hear when we hear, but I feel comfortable with it.”

‘We’ll hear when we hear,’ we hear it so many times in these cases. The good news so far is the NCAA has been very generous in its eligibility decisions. Sarr’s will hopefully go in his favor, but in the meantime, we wait…

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

5 Comments for Calipari: “I feel good about Olivier’s situation”



  1. Bluebloodtoo
    12:54 pm August 26, 2020 Permalink

    We hear that we’ll hear it when we here it and so we’ll hear it when we hear it. That’s what I heard anyway. Nuff said….



  2. BobbyBlue
    12:59 pm August 26, 2020 Permalink

    Emmert has quietly created a dictatorship and has managed to get his salary raised to near $4 mill, even though he is unqualified for the job.
    His vendetta continues endlessly against Calipari, and now we are into full Enes
    Kanter territory with Zion ineligibility being ignored and Wade and Self recruiting as usual.



    • runningunnin.454
      1:19 pm August 26, 2020 Permalink

      Yep, we continue to wait on word about Sarr; meanwhile LSU gets a waiver for Washington center Bryan Penn-Johnson even though their request was after Olivier’s paperwork was submitted. Will Wade and a strong ass offer to the ncaa, no doubt.
      The ncaa and their favoritism and selective enforcement should become extinct; and, Wade and Emmert should be collecting unemployment.



  3. Dr. Tom
    4:22 pm August 26, 2020 Permalink

    Drew, please take a road trip to Indy and find out what the heck is taking so long to make a decision on releasing Olivier!!



  4. Irish son
    9:19 am August 27, 2020 Permalink

    There is really nothing else Cal can say. He is at the mercy of scummy Emmert who obviously doesn’t care a bit for him. Emmert seem like a petty little man