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Rick Pitino is focused on taking down Kentucky and John Calipari on Jan. 2

At Big East media day Wednesday in New York, only one table was the popular one.  coach , a native New Yorker, strode into the interview room and faced a crowd of reporters. Since finishing last season as the Big East champions in the Elite Eight, stories out of Louisville have been more suited for Entertainment Tonight than Big East Monday night games.  Read article.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On June 24, 2010, Kentucky had five players drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall became the first Wildcat ever named the overall No. 1 pick when he was selected by the Washington Wizards.  DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings, Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Daniel Orton was picked 29th by the Orlando Magic.

 

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