John Calipari

John Calipari Tweets His Excitement Over Pope’s Visit

John Calipari, head coach of the University of Kentucky Wildcats, doesn’t want any part of the negativity surrounding Pope Francis’ visit to the nation’s capital. In fact, Calipari was so pleased to be headed to D.C. to see the Pope that he filled his Twitter feed with his excitement.

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UK Head Coach on His Team’s Performance: College Basketball Not Communism

On Thursday, University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari reacted to his team’s performance, or lack thereof, in his halftime interview during Kentucky’s game against Hampton, an inferior opponent. Calipari explained on CBS that he told his team, up 41-22

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Kentucky, Wisconsin, Virginia Enjoy Best Odds Entering March Madness

Four of the last six years the No. 1 Value Add player has led his team to the title. The two exceptions were when Kemba Walker finished No. 2 in 2011 and led UConn to the title, and when No. 1 Trey Burke’s Michigan team lost to the 2013 Louisville team, one of only three schools to ever have three of the top 30 Value Add players (Duke 2010 and this year’s Kentucky are the other two).

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