Starting in 2014, CBS won’t be the exclusive home for the Final Four.
John Calipari will be honored as the Samaritan’s Feet “Barefoot Coach of the Year” award winner in Atlanta on Saturday. Coach Cal will be recognized at the Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast, which recognizes coaches who have demonstrated character, leadership, courage and compassion.
John Calipari-signed pieces of the 2012 Final Four floor Kentucky won its eighth national championship on will be available for purchase Thursday. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go toward the fight against pediatric cancer throughout the state of Kentucky.
If you missed it Wednesday night, John Calipari stopped by Rupp Arena on his way home and found a pleasant surprise in the locker rooms, which are currently being renovated. Already in place in the new locker room is the Final Four floor Kentucky won its eighth national championship on.
John Calipari, with the help of Northwestern Mutual, announced Wednesday that parts of the 2012 Final Four floor – on which UK won its eighth national championship – will be used in UK’s renovated locker rooms at Rupp Arena. The new locker rooms are expected to be ready for the start of the 2012-13 season.
When we schedule, I want to create experiences, not just games. The thing about Kentucky basketball is it’s passed down from father to son. I want to schedule events that grandfathers and grandsons will be talking about 25 years from now. That’s part of what Kentucky basketball is about; part of what has made this place so unique.
Every championship team is defined by championship moments. They happen behind closed doors in practices, during regular season games, and, of course, in the championship game. The following is the seventh in a series of articles chronicling the championship moments during the 2011-2012 Kentucky basketball season. Today we finish the series UK’s by looking back at the defining moment of the 2011-12 Wildcats: the meshing of a team.
Harrison notched 22 points and a career-high seven rebounds in the win over Eastern Michigan and a career-high four assists Sunday night at the Barclays Center against Providence.