John Calipari Archive

Indiana overcomes injuries to defeat Kentucky, advances to Sweet Sixteen

DES MOINES, Iowa — It came down to mental toughness. That’s what Thomas Bryant called it, when talking about making 4-of-6 free throws with less than a minute to play to keep his team ahead against Kentucky. Bryant hit two ...

Some serious schedule musings

Raise your hand if you were a bit underwhelmed by Indiana’s non-conference schedule? Yea, me too, but let’s be honest: After two years November tossing the Hoosiers in well over their heads, and facing as talented a Big Ten as ...

Bob Knight is not a fan of John Calipari

Speaking at a fundraiser for the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday night on the southside of Indianapolis, former IU coach Bob Knight voiced his displeasure with the lack of integrity that exists in college sports today. That included ...

Know Thy Opponent: Kentucky Wildcats

Some freshmen live up to the hype while others struggle to adjust to the speed and rigors of college basketball. And every so often, a special talent comes along who not only meets expectations, but shatters them. Through eight games ...

NCAA, per the usual, drops the ball with Memphis ruling

The story of the day Thursday in college basketball was the NCAA’s announcement that the run to the national championship for the 2007-2008 Memphis Tigers is now wiped from the record books. That Memphis club, which won 38 games before ...

Around the Hall: Bloomington South, Irving and Vegas

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. + It’s been viva, Las Vegas for Bloomington South basketball team. {The Louisville Courier-Journal} + According to John Calipari’s Twitter page, Tom Crean’s son, Riley, has challenged Calipari’s ...

Crean, Calipari discuss moving rivalry back to neutral site

The annual Indiana-Kentucky game may be returning to its rightful location: a neutral site. According to comments made by UK coach John Calipari on Monday’s SEC teleconference, the UK coach and Tom Crean have discussed moving the rivalry game back ...

I wasn’t going to address Calipari to Kentucky, until I read this

Greg Doyel is a columnist for CBS Sportsline. He is, putting it bluntly, a sensationalist. He either loves something or he absolutely loathes it. So it was no surprise when someone called the following passage in his latest piece to ...

ITH Super Happy Fun Time Coaching Search: John Calipari

Kelvin is out the door and Dan is not our man, so that can only mean one thing: It’s coaching search time! Here’s a look at the candidates that could land in Bloomington. We’ll give you the pros, the cons ...

Writer expands on his Garcia to Memphis prediction

Kelin, an avid reader of Inside the Hall, shot an e-mail over to Dan Wolken regarding his story where he predicted East Chicago Central’s Angel Garcia will attend Memphis. He’s been kind enough to share his e-mail and the response ...