John Calipari

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LeBron Says He’s Thrilled For UConn’s Kevin Ollie

LeBron James remembers just about every detail from his days playing alongside Kevin Ollie in Cleveland, including that the newly crowned coach of the NCAA champions wore No. 12.

04/08/2014

James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts against the Connecticut Huskies during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James Young

Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.

04/08/2014

Head coach Kevin Ollie of the Connecticut Huskies cuts down the net after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel Championship

Last night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school’s fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.

04/08/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 05: Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal against the Florida Gators at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Connecticut Huskies defeated the Florida Gators 63-53. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Unlikely Title Matchup Concludes NCAA Tournament

There’s an old saying of what a difference a year makes. For the University of Connecticut and the University of Kentucky, it’s the difference between sitting at home and playing for a national championship.

CBS Miami–04/07/2014

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks with Aaron Harrison #2, Alex Poythress #22 and Andrew Harrison #5. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kentucky Coach John Calipari Comes Of Age

Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.

04/04/2014

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No. 3 Florida Takes Down Kentucky 69-59

For at least 30 minutes, No. 14 Kentucky proved it could compete with one of the best teams in the country. The Wildcats just couldn’t sustain the effort down the stretch in a 69-59 loss to third-ranked Florida on Saturday night that ended their four-game winning streak and 22-game run at Rupp Arena.

02/16/2014

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Kentucky Surprises Florida In 61-57 Upset

Julius Mays’ two free throws with 9.4 seconds remaining capped Kentucky’s comeback from a seven-point deficit for a 61-57 upset of No. 11 Florida on Saturday that revived its NCAA tournament prospects.

CBS4–03/09/2013

Mario Chalmers At Kansas

Heat’s Chalmers Hopes History Repeats For Kansas

It’s been four years since the Kansas Jayhawks took the floor to play for the national championship. During that game, a point guard hit a buzzer-beating 3-point shot to force overtime.

CBS4–04/02/2012

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