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February 27, 2019

TRANSCRIPT: Calipari on Kentucky’s comeback win vs. Arkansas

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:34am February 27, 2019 2/27/19 Comments Disabled

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Q. How about Nick Richards? JOHN CALIPARI: I was happy for him. First half he wasn’t very good. As a matter of fact he wanted out. I said you’re not coming out. Figure it out. Stay in the game. Second half he was good. He had three one-handed rebounds. He’s drifted that way, which cost him…

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February 25, 2019

John Calipari: “Don’t Wrestle with Pigs”

Nick Roush 7:30pm February 25, 2019 2/25/19

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Ahead of Kentucky’s matchup with Arkansas, John Calipari refuses to get into a mudslinging match with the Razorbacks. “What do they say about pigs?  You wrestle with a pig, both get dirty and he’s happy.  So you just don’t wrestle with pigs.  It’s the same thing with mud wrestling and basketball.  If that’s how the…

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John Calipari Provides a Reid Travis Update

Nick Roush 6:42pm February 25, 2019 2/25/19

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Saturday’s matchup against Auburn was the first game of the season Kentucky played without Reid Travis.  Kentucky did just fine without him in the 27-point victory, but the forward’s status is still on the front of every UK fan’s mind. John Calipari led off tonight’s call-in show by providing an update on Reid’s rehabilitation. “He…

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February 23, 2019

Q&A: Everything John Calipari said after the Auburn Win

Nick Roush 6:30pm February 23, 2019 2/23/19

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Q. What did you think of Keldon’s board work today and the overall board work? JOHN CALIPARI: Keldon told on himself today. If he thinks he’s getting two rebounds next game, I’m going to be all over him. He told on himself. You’re able to get that many rebounds? You’re able to go above the…

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John Calipari takes a jab at NCAA over vacated wins

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:14pm February 23, 2019 2/23/19

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You know how I know John Calipari’s feeling good? He just took a jab at the NCAA in his postgame press conference. Today’s win was Calipari’s 298th at Kentucky, moving him past Joe B. Hall for the second most victories by a head coach in Kentucky Basketball history. After raving about Joe B. for a…

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February 22, 2019

Calipari said Zion Williamson would blow out any shoe

Drew Franklin 2:49pm February 22, 2019 2/22/19

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The whole world seems to be talking about Zion Williamson and his faulty shoes, so it’s only normal that John Calipari weighed in on the biggest story in college basketball. Jerry Tipton asked Cal what went through his mind when he saw the play, considering Kentucky is a Nike school, to which Cal said it’s…

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LIVE: John Calipari Previews Matchup with Auburn

Nick Roush 2:10pm February 22, 2019 2/22/19 Comments Disabled

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Before Kentucky duels the Auburn Tigers for the second time in 2019, John Calipari is at the podium to the preview the matchup with Bruce Pearl’s squad.  See everything UK’s head coach has to say, courtesy of our friends at KyWildcatsTV. [mobile_ad]

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February 20, 2019

The team is stuck in Missouri for the night

Drew Franklin 12:13am February 20, 2019 2/20/19

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Due to a winter storm out in Missouri, John Calipari and his Wildcats are stuck in Columbia for the night. Their usual late-night flight home, the way they always leave town following a road game, has been delayed until Wednesday morning, at best. Coach Cal didn’t seem thrilled about the travel inconvenience. “Every time we…

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John Calipari Ties Joe B. Hall for Wins by a Kentucky Head Coach

Nick Roush 12:00am February 20, 2019 2/20/19

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Coach Cal is in good company. With Kentucky’s 66-58 victory over Missouri, John Calipari earned his 297th victory as Kentucky’s head basketball coach, tying Joe B. Hall for second-most in school history. “I wish I hadn’t,” Calipari said after the game.  “What Coach Hall did for Kentucky — following an absolute legend, maybe one of…

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February 18, 2019

How John Calipari Helped Ashton Hagans out of a Funk

Nick Roush 9:55pm February 18, 2019 2/18/19 Comments Disabled

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If Ashton Hagans hit a wall prior to the Tennessee game, he leapt over it against the Volunteers. The Kentucky point guard had a tough three-game stretch leading into the showdown against the top-ranked team in the country.  During that time he averaged 4.6 points and assists per game, committed nine turnovers and forced just three…

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