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January 25, 2019

Calipari on the Kansas game: “Let’s see how good we are”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:50pm January 25, 2019 1/25/19

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Kansas may not be the team it was with Udoka Azubuike, but the Jayhawks are still a formidable foe, and John Calipari can’t wait to see how his players react to tomorrow’s top ten matchup in Rupp. “This is one where we’ll learn about each other. Who’s amped up, who’s calmed down. This is the…

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January 23, 2019

Calipari wants Kentucky to remain “humble” and “hungry” following back-to-back top 25 victories

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm January 23, 2019 1/23/19 Comments Disabled

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Following yet another victory against a top-25 opponent in Mississippi State on Tuesday evening, the Kentucky Wildcats are easily considered one of the top teams in all of college basketball. Sitting at 15-3 on the year (5-1 in SEC play) with five consecutive victories, the Wildcats are ranked No. 8 in the latest AP Poll…

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January 22, 2019

Everything Coach Cal said after the game

Drew Franklin 10:17pm January 22, 2019 1/22/19

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Read the full transcript from Coach Cal’s post-Mississippi State press conference. Q. How concerned or curious were you how your team was going to play, coming off the big emotional win at Auburn? JOHN CALIPARI: Every game we play, there’s emotion to it, so it’s a different feel for this program. Because whether it’s at Auburn…

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LIVE: John Calipari’s recaps the win

Drew Franklin 9:05pm January 22, 2019 1/22/19

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Tune in now to hear John Calipari’s postgame press conference following Kentucky’s win over Mississippi State.

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January 21, 2019

Calipari Pleased with UK’s Progress, Regardless of Outcome

Nick Roush 7:30pm January 21, 2019 1/21/19

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John Calipari caught quite a bit of flak following Kentucky’s overtime loss to Seton Hall.  The criticism was compounded when he told his players to pretend they actually won the game. “I’m looking at it like we won the game,” he said five weeks ago. “We’re not that far off. We got better. That game, we…

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Coach Cal wished John Chaney happy birthday today so let’s watch that time they almost fought

Drew Franklin 12:53pm January 21, 2019 1/21/19

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Former Temple head coach John Chaney turned 87 today and his old friend John Calipari wished him a happy birthday on Twitter, like good friends do. But there was a time when the two Hall of Famers weren’t so cordial with one another, back when Chaney interrupted one of Calipari’s press conferences at UMass to…

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January 19, 2019

John Calipari: “For us to win, Keldon (Johnson) and Tyler (Herro) are going to have to score baskets.”

Jack Pilgrim 9:30pm January 19, 2019 1/19/19

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Two nights ago, Kentucky head coach John Calipari had an epiphany. And though it may sound simple on the surface, it actually might have been exactly what the Wildcats needed to go into Auburn Arena and take home a victory in a hostile environment. “I woke up and I said, ‘For us to win, Keldon…

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Jimmy Butler says he will “confront” John Calipari about calling him a bully

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am January 19, 2019 1/19/19

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Kentucky head coach John Calipari and Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler aren’t the best of friends right now, and it’s all centered around former Wildcat center Karl-Anthony Towns. As you may remember, there was major discontent in the Minnesota Timberwolves locker room when the season began, with Butler calling out Towns and former Kansas forward…

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January 16, 2019

Calipari Foundation to provide relief for over 400 furloughed federal workers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm January 16, 2019 1/16/19

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John Calipari is doing what he can to help those affected by the government shutdown. On his call-in show tonight, it was revealed that the Calipari Foundation is working with the nonprofit REACH to provide financial assistance to over 400 furloughed federal employees in Fayette County. Calipari discussed the grant after an employee at a…

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January 14, 2019

Calipari on coaching against Tom Crean again

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm January 14, 2019 1/14/19

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Kentucky vs. Georgia tomorrow night marks the first time John Calipari and Tom Crean will face off since the former Indiana coach took the job in Athens last spring. Cal and Crean are longtime friends, but fierce competitors, making for some great battles when the latter was in Bloomington; however, let it be known, Cal…

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