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March 6, 2020

John Calipari chalks Tennessee game tensions up to “heat of the moment”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm March 6, 2020 3/6/20

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As expected, Ashton Hagans’ behavior in Tuesday night’s loss to Tennessee was a major topic of John Calipari’s press conference. When asked, Calipari chalked up the bad body language and arguments between players in the second half to the emotions of a young team. “Heat of the moment, some of that stuff. They’ve gotta –…

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John Calipari comments on racial slur used at Rupp Arena

Nick Roush 11:51am March 6, 2020 3/6/20

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Speaking for the first time since Kentucky’s loss to Tennessee at Rupp Arena ended with a woman hurling a racial slur at Tennessee fans, John Calipari comprehensively condemned the action. “I didn’t see the video. I would just tell you that using a racial slur is unacceptable in any setting at any time,” said Calipari.…

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John Calipari is one of three Naismith Coach of the Year Semifinalists with UK connections

Nick Roush 10:30am March 6, 2020 3/6/20

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The list of semifinalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year award features a few familiar names for the BBN as we enter the homestretch of the 2020 college basketball season. Friday afternoon the Atlanta Tipoff Club unveiled ten semifinalists for the prestigious national coach of the year award. Of the ten, three have spent…

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March 2, 2020

I have a small theory about Calipari’s Evansville rant

Drew Franklin 2:45pm March 2, 2020 3/2/20

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I have a theory. I have a theory that John Calipari walked into Saturday’s postgame press conference with an “Evansville!” rant ready to go. I think he went to bed Friday night with it and woke up with it Saturday morning. In the moment, it seemed Calipari snapped on Kyle Tucker for mentioning the Evansville…

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February 29, 2020

Five Non-Evansville Things John Calipari Said After The Game

Drew Franklin 10:55pm February 29, 2020 2/29/20

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The main takeaway from John Calipari’s postgame press conference was his Evansville! Evansville! Evansville!, and that’s the way it should be. But he also said other stuff you may not have noticed, which is why I’m here to make sure those things get proper attention. They are: 1. The defense of Ashton Hagans continues. “I know…

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SEC Champs but the main goal is still ahead

Drew Franklin 7:06pm February 29, 2020 2/29/20 Comments Disabled

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The Southeastern Conference’s regular season trophy is coming back to Lexington after a long, two-year drought. I don’t know how we survived it, honestly. But now Earth is back on its axis and all is right in the world again, Kentucky on top of the league for the 49th time in American history. After the…

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February 28, 2020

Everything John Calipari said ahead of the rematch with Auburn

Nick Roush 5:30pm February 28, 2020 2/28/20

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John Calipari spoke to the media for just over five minutes Friday afternoon. Here’s everything he had to say about the upcoming rematch against Auburn. On what Kentucky needs to do different to make sure Auburn doesn’t “manhandle” them again … “Well, when you watch it, you better play lower than them and they get…

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“Just keep winning,” Calipari shares indifference on SEC title and conference tournament “obligation”

Nick Roush 3:02pm February 28, 2020 2/28/20

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With a win over Auburn Saturday afternoon, the Kentucky basketball team could secure its 49th regular season SEC title. The rest of the active SEC teams have a combined 53 regular season conference titles. The shear number of conference championships is impressive, but what does it mean to John Calipari? “It means you won the…

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February 27, 2020

John Calipari on Ashton Hagans: “He’s going to be fine”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm February 27, 2020 2/27/20

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John Calipari isn’t worried about Ashton Hagans’ slump. When Tom Leach asked about Hagans’ turnovers on last night’s call-in show — he’s had 18 in the last five games — Calipari said he’s going to talk with Hagans about limiting his errors without losing his edge. “He’s going to be fine and we’re going to…

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Tyrese Maxey on Auburn rematch: “We owe them one”

Drew Franklin 6:00pm February 27, 2020 2/27/20

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Once Kentucky got past Texas A&M down in College Station earlier this week, Kentucky’s Tyrese Maxey was asked about the upcoming challenge in hosting 15th-ranked Auburn. The Tigers come to Lexington on Saturday with an 1-0 record in the head-to-head this season, and Maxey made it clear that UK’s Feb. 1 loss at Auburn will…

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