The first matchup was in mid-November at Madison Square Garden, Kentucky beat Kansas 75-65 in that game.
We’ve all seen him dominate college basketball throughout the entire season but against Louisville, Anthony Davis was extra special.
Calipari and his Kentucky juggernaut will face Kansas for the national championship on Monday night.
Wildcats had overflowing athleticism in a 69-61 victory over Louisville in the national semifinals Saturday night.
Only one person has been in the type of high-profile position in sports that John Callipari is in and handled it with such poise, and that was Joe Torre when he was manager of the New York Yankees.
Multiple sources say there is more than a legitimate chance of Kentucky landing the top two prospects in the Class of 2012: 6-foot-10 shot blocker Nerlens Noel and lefty wing Shabazz Muhammad.
Rick Pitino and John Calipari have met before in the Final Four — it was 16 years ago in 1996 when Pitino was at Kentucky and Calipari was at Umass — but this is different.
The Final Four is set. Kentucky will play Louisville and in the other semifinal, it will be Ohio State and Kansas.
With an NBA-like display from a young team filled with future pros, top-seeded Wildcats advanced to the Final Four for the second year in a row.
Preview of the final two games to narrow down the field to the Final Four.
The Tarheels looked like they were headed straight towards a collision course with Kentucky in the National Championship game, but all of that came to a screeching halt when Kendall Marshall fractured his right wrist.
Instead of parlaying an historic day of upsets into a second weekend filled with small schools, the NCAA tournament now looks like a who’s-who of major college programs.
The madness in March Madness began before the brackets even came out.
Even the chairman of the tight-lipped NCAA selection committee can’t deny this simple fact: Heading into this week’s conference tournaments, there’s Kentucky and Syracuse, and then everybody else.
John Calipari has never lost at Rupp Arena since he’s been the head coach at Kentucky. And that trend will likely continue on Saturday against the Commodores.
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