John Calipari

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

The NCAA’s decision to allow Dez Wells to play this season for Maryland immediately changes the landscape of the entire ACC.

11/08/2012

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Rothstein Files: Upbeat Pastner Has Memphis Positioned For Promising Present, Future

The baby-faced Memphis coach is sometimes more like the self-help section of a Barnes & Noble than he is a drill sergeant ready to wreak havoc with a whistle around his neck.

11/06/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Kentucky-Northwood

There’s a lot of molding to do with this team, and that’s just the kind of challenge Calipari relishes. He’ll have them playing their best basketball when it matters most — in March.

11/02/2012

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Rothstein Files: 12-Day College Basketball Road Trip

Sometimes there’s nothing like a good road trip. Over the next 12 days, I’ll be traveling to different parts of the country visiting different programs, observing practices, and taking part in some really fun broadcasting projects.

10/22/2012

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Rothstein Files: Cauley-Stein Set To Make Impact At Kentucky

The Wildcats have annually landed the nation’s top recruits since Calipari’s arrival in 2009 and it looks like their 2013 class could be the best in college basketball history.

10/15/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Texas coach Rick Barnes doesn’t have a go-to guy like he did last year with J’Covan Brown but he’s absolutely thrilled with what he’s seen from his team so far this fall.

10/12/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

The Wildcats are now more than a basketball program — they’re about to border on being a potential dynasty in terms of recruiting.

10/05/2012

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Rothstein Files: SEC Offseason Notebook; Questions, Power Rankings And Players To Watch

Will a lack of experience affect Kentucky? Maybe in the first month of the season, but it shouldn’t be a real factor in February and March.

08/27/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Temple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O’Brien as a transfer this past week.

08/10/2012

First pick in the 2012 NBA draft Anthony Davis talks to the media after joining the New Orleans Hornets at the New Orleans Areana on June 29, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Keidel: NBA Locals’ Brew A Cold Draft

There were two notable holes in the first round of the NBA Draft, both of our beloved basketball teams.

06/29/2012

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Rothstein Files: High-Fives From NBA Draft

Nearly three months after winning the National Championship, Kentucky broke an NBA Draft record with six players selected.

06/29/2012

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Rothstein Files: 5 Storylines To Watch For During 2012 NBA Draft

The Bobcats sent a major buzz throughout the basketball universe last week by hiring St. John’s assistant Mike Dunlap as their head coach — and don’t be surprised if they make a splash of equal proportions on draft night.

06/28/2012

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Knicks Reportedly On Verge Of Finalizing Woodson Deal

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner, and it seems it’ll be a stress-free affair for Mike Woodson.

05/24/2012

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Report: Knicks, Woodson Expected To Reach Deal ‘This Week’

It could be a very, very nice Memorial Day weekend for Mike Woodson.

05/22/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Kentucky coach John Calipari said earlier this week that he will attempt to schedule more games in football stadiums moving forward to prepare his teams for the NCAA Tournament.

05/11/2012

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