What would a good Calipari postgame press conference be without a little banter between Cal and Jerry Tipton? Jerry asked Calipari if he was worried his players would get “carried away” by beating Duke, to which Calipari stopped him to say this game was no different than any other.
“Why would you think our guys would even think this is different than any game we play?,” Cal said. “This is one game. If we lose to Wright State, you people in Kentucky will think I should be fired. You’re really happy with me today. ‘Cal is the best, he’s unbelievable.’ We lose to Wright State: ‘The game has passed him by. He’s too old.'”
“We’re not — this thing at Kentucky is a different deal. It’s nice to win, we’ll enjoy this on the plane ride home and then we’re gonna getting ready for Wright State. We did not approach this game any differently than we did NJIT. If you ask the guys, they’ll tell you. It was the exact same preparation.”
In that case, here’s a live look at the team plane: