Calipari says freshman is ‘dragging our team’

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist - photo by Regina Rickert | WildcatWorld.comThere have been numerous occasions through ’s first 12 games when coach would sit at the press conference table afterwards and declare, “We lose this game if not for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.”  Add Thursday’s 87-63 matinee victory over Loyola (Md.) to that list. The 6-7 freshman had 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help lift past a feisty opponent and into Christmas break with a sparkling 11-1 record.


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