John Calipari

John Calipari Met With The NBPA About Ending The One-And-Done Rule And Creating A High School Combine

The NBA’s eligibility rules offer boon of athletic talent for NCAA men’s basketball teams since the rules forced high school players to wait a year before entering the NBA Draft. University of Kentucky coach John Calipari is certainly one coach who has made the most of those rules, encouraging …

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John Calipari is trying to help the NBPA prepare for the end of the one-and-done era

There are many people out there that will tell you that John Calipari invented the one-and-done rule. Those people are wrong, but he was the first to …

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WATCH: James Wiseman EYBL Highlights in front of John Calipari

USA BasketballAt day one of the EYBL’s opening session in Dallas, John Calipari, Joel Justus, Tony Barbee and Kenny Payne were courtside to watch …

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John Calipari Treated to Excellent Performance by 2020 Guard R.J. Hampton

USA Basketball<p>On the first night of the live recruiting period, John Calipari spent the night watching elite recruits like James Wiseman, Vernon …

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John Calipari pushing for Quade Green to return

John Calipari isn’t ready to lose his potential point guard of the future.<p>While Calipari has been actively recruiting other guards to join UK’s …

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Calipari played Pebble Beach on Wednesday

A little birdie told me John Calipari was hacking it up at Pebble Beach yesterday, but I’m not a blabbermouth so I kept that information to myself. …

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No. 1 2019 Recruit James Wiseman Has Back-To-Back Meetings With John Calipari, Penny Hardaway

Five-star center James Wiseman is the top-ranked player in the class of 2019. The elite big man has offers from most of the country’s top programs. …

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John Calipari watches 4-star point guard in 2020 class

John Calipari stopped by to watch Pennsylvania four-star point guard Ethan Morton in action Tuesday night, according to Rivals’ Corey Evans.<p>Morton is …

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Vernon Carey not meeting with John Calipari

It looks like John Calipari won’t meet with Vernon Carey for a second time in just over a week.<p>According to Adam Zagoria, there are no plans now for …

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John Calipari conducted an in-home visit with 2019 five-star guard Tyrese Maxey today

Jon Lopez | NikeAfter visiting five-star prospects Bryan Antoine and Scottie Lewis on Saturday, John Calipari was in Texas this afternoon to conduct …

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John Calipari to Visit Pair of Top Ten 2019 Wings

@AdamZagoriaJohn Calipari’s 2019 recruiting campaign continues with a visit to New Jersey. Kentucky’s head coach will meet with a pair of …

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John Calipari scheduled for (another) in-home visit with James Wiseman

USA BasketballJohn Calipari has been on a recruiting tear over the last week, picking up commitments from five-star prospects EJ Montgomery and …

Recruitment

John Calipari Reportedly Told A Recruit He’s Going To Stop Recruiting A Certain Type Of Player

Despite his immense success doing so, John Calipari is reportedly changing the way he recruits. Calipari, the king of the one-and-done, reportedly …

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Kentucky Fans Will Love This Photo John Calipari Just Posted

Kentucky head coach John Calipari is active on Twitter. He loves to engage with fans.<p>UK supporters should enjoy the picture Coach Cal shared on …

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John Calipari Teases More Commitments In Tweet To Kentucky Fans

John Calipari on Twitter is always a fun time.This morning was no exception, as Coach Cal had a message for UK fans.<p>Kentucky basketball has had quite …

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John Calipari one of two SEC coaches that will headline TCU coaches' clinic

Fresh off the two most successful seasons in its history, TCU basketball coach Jamie Dixon is trying to expand the footprint of a brand that, until …

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5-star forward E.J. Montgomery commits to Kentucky

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John Calipari’s statement on Killeya-Jones

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY SportsShortly after Sacha Killeya-Jones announced he will transfer from the University of Kentucky, John Calipari had this to …

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Hold this L, Coach K

GettyHow does that loss feel, Mike Krzyzezwszjkzski?After taking a few hits to Coach K, Coach Cal is back in business with a head-to-head recruiting …

Recruitment

Is this the beginning of an Era of Good Feelings in the UK vs UofL Rivalry?

Rick Pitino was one of the easiest figures to hate in all of college basketball, nay, in all of sports. He’s a liar, he’s pretentious, he’s smug, …

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John Calipari’s Recruiting Road Trip Continues

We’ve learned about a few more stops on John Calipari’s recruiting road trip.As expected, John Calipari paid a visit to Rivals’ top prospect in the …

Recruitment

Matthew Hurt hosting blue blood coaches this week

<b>By ADAM ZAGORIA</b><b>Matthew Hurt,</b> the 6-foot-9 Class of 2019 forward from John Marshall (MN) High, is hosting the bluest of the blue bloods this week.Hurt …

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Matthew Hurt getting visit from John Calipari

John Calipari is planning for a big couple of weeks on the recruiting trail, and most of it will be spent meeting with 2019 recruits.<p>According to …

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Kentucky's Washington to enter draft but not hire an agent

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman forward PJ Washington says he will enter the NBA draft but not hire an agent, leaving open a possible return for his sophomore season.<p>Washington averaged 10.8 points and 5.7 rebounds this season. He is the first of several Wildcat underclassmen expected to …

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A new recruiting period starts Thursday. Who will Calipari and UK’s coaches be meeting?

While the wait continues for several Kentucky basketball players and their stay-or-go decisions regarding where they’ll play next season, the UK …

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Jay Wright puts his name in the history books with Villanova run

SAN ANTONIO — Most legends make it hard to see what’s coming.<p>John Wooden didn’t win his first national championship until his 16th season at UCLA. …

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Will Jay Wright leave Villanova for an NBA job?

Jay Wright is instantly a hot candidate to take an NBA job off another national title at Villanova, but will he make the jump?<p>The Villanova Wildcats …

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Kentucky basketball: Freshman PJ Washington to 'test waters' on NBA draft, won't hire agent

Kentucky freshman forward PJ Washington will gauge his NBA draft prospects without hiring an agent, he announced Tuesday afternoon on Twitter.<p>“After …

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UK Partisans May Be Getting Something Quite Wrong

Ever since Jeff Capel was introduced at Pitt, we’ve heard a steady stream of chatter from Lexington, all a bit gleeful and expecting that Duke …

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Top college basketball recruit Romeo Langford's dad rips John Calipari for U-19 debacle

Romeo Langford's recruitment ended poorly with John Calipari and Kentucky<p>Romeo Langford is one of the last big unknowns in the 2018 recruiting cycle. …

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