Latest John Calipari News

No. 10 Kentucky looks to veterans, transfers for title run

Oct. 21, 2021 12:21 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — John Calipari’s enthusiasm and optimism about his Kentucky squad comes from having his most experienced Wildcats roster in a while. Yes, Calipari once again landed a couple of heralded freshman recruits. But they’ll be outnumbered by a veteran...

Top recruit Shaedon Sharpe commits to Kentucky

Sep. 07, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ken. (AP) — Five-star recruit Shaedon Sharpe has committed to Kentucky, giving coach John Calipari his highest-rated player in five years. Sharpe announced his decision Tuesday on Twitter after also considering Arizona, Kansas, Oklahoma City and the G League....

College coaches dealing with breakthrough COVID cases

Sep. 07, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari said he contracted COVID-19 after being vaccinated, but pointed out he is relieved the shot did its job in leaving him with mild symptoms. Other notable breakthrough cases have occurred in college...

NBA honors Terrence Clarke, draft prospect who died in April

Jul. 29, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Terrence Clarke, the former Kentucky guard who died in a car accident while preparing for the NBA draft, was recognized Thursday in a ceremony midway through the first round. NBA commissioner Adam Silver introduced Clarke’s...