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March 24, 2020

John Calipari says no Kentucky players have tested positive for coronavirus

Jack Pilgrim 12:45pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20 Comments Disabled

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As we hear more and more news of athletes and coaches throughout the world of sports testing positive for the coronavirus, Kentucky head coach John Calipari brought nothing but good news to the table on Tuesday regarding his own team. During a morning video conference with the media, Calipari confirmed today that – while not…

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John Calipari calls for NBA Draft Early Entry Withdrawal deadline to be pushed back

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20

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With so much uncertainty surrounding the NBA Draft due to the coronavirus pandemic, John Calipari believes players should have more time to decide whether to stay in the draft or return to school. On a video conference this morning, Calipari called for the NBA to push back the Early Entry Eligibility Withdrawal Deadline, which is…

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Status of UK’s trip to London now “up in the air”

Drew Franklin 12:13pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20

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Add the Basketball Hall of Fame’s London Showcase to the list of events that are in jeopardy due to the coronavirus. Kentucky’s trip across the pond to play Michigan in basketball is still on for Dec. 6 in London’s O2 Arena, but it is no longer a sure thing due to all of the uncertainties…

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March 23, 2020

Richards, Quickley named to NABC All-District 20 Team, Calipari named Coach of the Year

Jack Pilgrim 11:45am March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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The accolades continue to pour in for the 2019-20 Kentucky Wildcats. This morning, the National Association of Basketball Coaches released their end-of-year All-District Teams, and three Wildcats represented District 20 (Southeastern Conference). Kentucky junior center Nick Richards earned First Team honors, while sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley made the Second Team. UK head coach John Calipari…

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March 22, 2020

Arkansas Head Coach Says Kentucky Was Best Team in the Country

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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John Calipari has already been crowned the 2020 SEC Coach of the Year, but it’s still nice to hear such high praise from one of his peers. Arkansas head coach, Eric Musselman, sat down with Evan Daniels over at 247Sports as the two discussed the coach’s first season at the helm for the Razorbacks. In…

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March 17, 2020

John Calipari on summer recruiting: “It’s stupid. It’s asinine.”

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm March 17, 2020 3/17/20

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While most fans and media members crave the craziness that is summer AAU basketball and all of the major recruiting events across the nation each year, Kentucky head coach John Calipari does not fall in that boat. After news of the Nike EYBL, adidas 3SSB, and Under Armour circuits canceling their respective spring and summer…

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March 16, 2020

115 coaches were asked to pick a 2020 NCAA Tournament winner. None chose Kentucky (or Louisville).

Nick Roush 10:00pm March 16, 2020 3/16/20

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The NCAA Tournament will not begin this week. For years college basketball fans across the country will wonder who would have won the 2020 tournament. John Calipari believes his team was good enough to bring a title back to Lexington. “I’m really going to miss this team,” Calipari said on SportsCenter shortly after returning to…

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John Calipari on his phone call with Rick Pitino, possible game vs. Iona

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:15pm March 16, 2020 3/16/20

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This morning, Rick Pitino told Dan Patrick that John Calipari called him yesterday to congratulate him on the Iona job. On his radio show, Calipari confirmed that he spoke with Pitino and wished him well, but denied that the two talked about scheduling a game between Kentucky and Iona. “I did reach out to him.…

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John Calipari’s Best Selection Sunday Reactions and Interviews

Drew Franklin 7:00pm March 16, 2020 3/16/20 Comments Disabled

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John Calipari in front of a microphone on Selection Sunday is a tradition as big as Selection Sunday itself. We see the bracket, we see bubble teams celebrate their tournament bids in real time, and we see John Calipari in front of a microphone, usually in his swaggiest form. We don’t get that this year,…

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Rick Pitino wants Iona to play Kentucky but not Louisville

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:12pm March 16, 2020 3/16/20

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One of Rick Pitino’s first acts as the head coach of the Iona Gaels? Getting Kentucky on the schedule. On The Dan Patrick Show this morning, Pitino said he spoke with John Calipari yesterday about arranging a game between the two programs in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden. “I may schedule, if…

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