Kentucky on the verge of winning a national title

Walter Cornett April 1, 2012

Kentucky head coach John Calipari reacts during the first half of an NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball tournament game against Louisville Saturday, March 31, 2012, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)“THAT WAS A THROW!” Kentucky coach John Calipari screamed at sophomore forward Terrence Jones during the first half of Kentucky’s 69-61 national semifinal win over intrastate arch-rival Kentucky. Jones had just chucked a weak shot at the basket, and gave it no chance to go in.  On the sidelines, Calipari cartoonishly mimicked Jones’ ugly form, trying to shame him into playing stronger. After Calipari benched Jones moments later, he offered simple instructions to the future NBA player: “DUNK IT!”

 

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Walter Cornett, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter’s Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.