People have asked me so many times, “How in the world do you get young players to play like they do?” And it’s not just the 18 freshmen that we’ve had the last four years; I was coaching Keith Van Horn and Kerry Kittles in their rookie years, and both ended up getting near-max contracts. Here’s what I tell them.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Typically, John Calipari would like to open the season at Rupp Arena against an opponent less formidable than Maryland, but when Brett Yormark, CEO of the Brooklyn Nets and the Barclays Center, asked him to open up the brand-new arena last year, Calipari couldn’t say no.
ARLINGTON, Texas – One could blame it on the hour-and-a-half delay from the four-overtime Kentucky-Baylor women’s basketball game earlier in the night, but that would be making an excuse for a UK team that showed a lot of glaring holes in its 67-62 loss to Baylor on Friday night. No, after watching his team get […]