John Calipari has led Kentucky to one NCAA championship and four Final Fours in eight previous seasons at Kentucky.
John Calipari has led Kentucky to one NCAA championship and four Final Fours in eight previous seasons at Kentucky. Mark Humphrey AP
John Calipari has led Kentucky to one NCAA championship and four Final Fours in eight previous seasons at Kentucky. Mark Humphrey AP

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