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2020 Schedule
1st in SEC
Louisville coach Chris Mack calls out John Calipari (2:06)
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20dJeff Borzello

Mack jabs Calipari, then says Kentucky-L'ville on

Chris Mack offered a sarcastic response to John Calipari's assertion that Louisville doesn't want to play Kentucky this season: "I want to do what's most convenient for John and his program."

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24dMyron Medcalf

Calipari: Won't play Louisville at neutral site

Kentucky coach John Calipari says the Wildcats intend to play their road game this season with Louisville at Louisville after Chris Mack recently said he'd prefer a neutral site because fewer fans will attend this season due to COVID-19.


John Calipari on Tyler Herro's big night

On the heels of Tyler Herro's huge night in the Eastern Conference Finals, his college coach, John Calipari, joins to discuss that as well as the emergence of some of his other former players as well.

Calipari: There will be a season, tourney because 'I have a really good team' (1:06)

Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich talk to Kentucky's John Calipari about his idea of playing college basketball in August

Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by talking about the cost and difficulties of putting together a bubble, Anthony Davis’ game-winning shot, and bubble fatigue for NBA players. Then Kentucky head coach John Calipari joins the pod to discuss his idea of playing college basketball in August, the necessity of playing “buy games” this season, the unlikelihood of fans in Rupp Arena and what recruiting via Zoom has taught him about recruiting during the summer (9:38).


Courtside: NCAA SVP of Basketball Dan Gavitt talks about what's being considered in deciding when to start the college basketball season

Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by discussing the ACC’s proposal to include all DI teams in this year’s NCAA Tournament and college programs salivating over Billy Donovan. Then the guys are joined by NCAA SVP of Basketball Dan Gavitt (16:24) to talk about the considerations for starting the college basketball season, if the number of games to be eligible for the tournament will be reduced, all of the contingency plans being evaluated for the tournament and more.

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52dMyron Medcalf

Kentucky's Brooks wants Rupp Arena name shift

Kentucky basketball forward Keion Brooks Jr. said he backs a push by Black faculty members in the school's African American and Africana Studies department to change the name of Rupp Arena.

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63dMyron Medcalf

Coach K: NCAA can't afford to again lose tourney

Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and Kentucky's John Calipari believe the NCAA can't afford to lose the revenue from another canceled NCAA tournament, and that a bubble format might be the best way to avoid that.

Calipari likes the idea of a college basketball bubble (1:19)
Booker is the SEC star of the bubble (1:57)

Kneeling during national anthem still as divisive as ever

Elle Duncan and Clinton Yates discussed whether kneeling during the national anthem is still as divisive an issue as it once was, Jerry Jones' silence on social unrest issues, and Kentucky Men's Basketball Head Coach John Calipari joined the show to discuss what steps his program is taking to ensure player safety during the Coronavirus outbreak and shared details behind the new alliance with the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI) that gives minority coaches more exposure while getting compensated in the process.

SEC players defy gravity with these explosive dunks (2:28)
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88dMark Schlabach

Kentucky faculty want Rupp Arena name change

The faculty of the University of Kentucky's African American and Africana Studies program has asked UK president Eli Capilouto to change the name of Rupp Arena because the legendary basketball coach's name "has come to stand for racism and exclusion."

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.4102nd
Rebounds Per Game36.6Tied-147th
Assists Per Game13.4Tied-177th
Points Allowed66.1

Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record126-51
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances57