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February 5, 2020

John Calipari says he deserved the technical at the end of the game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:16am February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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Admit it: when you saw Doug Shows and Doug Sirmons were calling tonight’s game, you got a little worried; however, for the most part, the officials weren’t an issue. John Calipari didn’t even mind the technical called on him with 1:16 left for challenging a basket interference call on Nick Richards. “Oh yeah,” Cal said…

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February 1, 2020

LIVE: John Calipari speaks after the loss at Auburn

Drew Franklin 8:40pm February 1, 2020 2/1/20

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John Calipari and a couple of his players are taking questions following a tough loss down at Auburn on Saturday. You can follow along via our live stream of the press conference at Auburn Arena: ?

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WATCH: John Calipari and Bruce Pearl Mic’d Up

Nick Roush 1:00pm February 1, 2020 2/1/20 Comments Disabled

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College GameDay stepped up their game. A show that has never been able to live up to its football counterpart, Saturday morning they took their product to new heights with one simple clip. ESPN went to the archives to find John Calipari and Bruce Pearl’s best mic’d up moments. Grab some popcorn, sit back, relax and…

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January 31, 2020

TRANSCRIPT: John Calipari, Immanuel Quickley, EJ Montgomery preview Auburn

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30pm January 31, 2020 1/31/20

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Head Coach John Calipari On Thursday practices … “We only have four left, I believe. Yesterday’s practice was after a game so all we did was condition the guys that needed extra conditioning. The other guys had massages and we had film. Today will be short because we play tomorrow, but the next three or…

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John Calipari calls for consistency in officiating

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm January 31, 2020 1/31/20

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This year, the NCAA introduced a new rule to cut down on flopping. Unfortunately, even though the rule book specifies how to identify a flop, the calls have been all across the board. Today, John Calipari called for consistency in officiating, specifically when it comes to flops. “The whole thing is, my point, if you’re…

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The Source of Kentucky’s Road-Dog Mentality away from Rupp Arena

Nick Roush 2:45pm January 31, 2020 1/31/20

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The 2019-20 Kentucky Wildcats show no fear in opposing arenas. In fact, the players relish in the big moments away from Rupp Arena. They aren’t so different from their coach. Kentucky is 3-1 this year in true road games, only falling to South Carolina on a desperation, bank-shot three-pointer at the buzzer. Tomorrow they’ll enter…

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WATCH: John Calipari previews Kentucky’s trip to Auburn

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:40pm January 31, 2020 1/31/20 Comments Disabled

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John Calipari is about to meet with reporters to preview tomorrow’s game at Auburn. Watch below courtesy of UK Sports Video, and stick around for Matthew Mitchell, who will speak at 2:00 p.m.

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January 30, 2020

Tyrese Maxey signed up for tough coaching at Kentucky, and now, John Calipari is giving him just that

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm January 30, 2020 1/30/20

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At the conclusion of the McDonald’s All-American Game this past spring, a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed Tyrese Maxey told KSR that he was champing at the bit to get to Lexington so he could be coached by John Calipari. In fact, he thanked the Kentucky head coach at the time for giving him the opportunity to…

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January 27, 2020

WATCH: John Calipari talks about nearly drafting Kobe Bryant with the Nets back in 1996

Jack Pilgrim 10:50pm January 27, 2020 1/27/20

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As a head coach of the New Jersey Nets back in 1996, current UK basketball coach John Calipari had the opportunity to draft NBA legend Kobe Bryant with the No. 8 pick in the draft. In fact, after bringing him in for three separate meetings and workouts, the Nets were at one point seen as…

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January 26, 2020

Today on KSR: Richards leads Cats to road win over Texas Tech

Sam Gormley 10:00am January 26, 2020 1/26/20

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The hottest ticket in all of sports yesterday surrounding Lubbock, Texas and the 15,000 Red Raider fans left with an overtime loss to Kentucky. The Cats had an 8 point lead in the closing minutes, but Texas Tech fought back and sent the game into overtime where Nick Richards took over and led the way.…

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