Head coach John Calipari announced on Friday the elevation of Tony Barbee to assistant coach after spending the 2014-15 season as the special assistant to the head coach at Kentucky. Barbee, a former head coach at UTEP and Auburn, will rejoin the bench as an assistant coach, a role in which he has served for
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a one-year contract extension through 2022 that will pay him a total of $54 million. The contract was signed on May 13 and a copy was obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press through an open records request. It replaces the $52.5 million, seven-year agreement he signed
I spoke with Oakland head coach Greg Kampe today, and he filled me in on an unbelieveable event that he is running next month to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Kampe, who has been the head coach at Oakland for the past 31-years, has organized a one of a kind weekend, including golf and
Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari will join basketball’s fraternity of legends in August after being elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Monday at a press conference in Indianapolis. “This is going to be hard for people to understand, but I’m at a loss for words,” Calipari said.
John Calipari, whose Kentucky team is the first in 24 years to reach the Final Four undefeated, has been selected The Associated Press’ coach of the year. The Wildcats were the talk of the college basketball this season in winning the Southeastern Conference regular season and tournament championships. They were ranked No. 1 the entire