Coach Cal spoke about Tuesday’s game, why UK is playing on the road and the strength of the SEC on a postseason teleconference Monday.
Coaching a team that has been defined by its sometimes head-scratching inconsistencies, Coach Cal doesn’t know what to expect from his team Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET when it faces the Vanderbilt Commodores, who hung on by the skin of their teeth Thursday in a 75-72 victory over Arkansas.
To discard this Kentucky team from doing anything special just because of the erratic regular season would be wrong, John Calipari said Tuesday.
Starting Wednesday in Nashville, Tenn., the SEC’s 14 teams will compete for the SEC Tournament championship, which will be decided by Sunday afternoon. John Calipari and the rest of the SEC’s coaches talked about the SEC Tournament on this week’s SEC teleconference. We’ve got the full transcript from Coach Cal.
Kentucky’s win over Florida, along with Ole Miss’ victory over LSU, ensured the Cats of the No. 2 seed in this week’s Southeastern Conference Tournament.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – There are a number of ways to win – and lose – a basketball game, but Saturday’s Kentucky-Arkansas matchup was basketball at its simplest. At the root of the basic formula: The Razorbacks fought harder than the Wildcats.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Hear from John Calipari, Archie Goodwin and Willie Cauley-Stein following UK’s 73-60 loss at Arkansas on Saturday.
After watching his team get outrebounded, “outhustled” and “outworked” in the second half of doubleheader nightcap, a hot and irritated John Calipari said this letdown loss simply came down to toughness. One team (Baylor) had it. The other (Kentucky) didn’t.