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Wildcats expect more of the same in first game as new No. 1

Kyle Wiltjer - photo by Regina Rickert | WildcatWorld.comJohn Calipari's reaction to the news his team would almost certainly take over the top spot in both major polls wasn't exactly what you expect.  When top-ranked Syracuse lost on Saturday evening to pave 's path to No. 1, Calipari didn't break out a bottle of champagne to celebrate. Instead, he found himself resisting the urge to call Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim to express his anger at having to guide his young team through another set of pressures.

 

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 22, 1969, Dan Issel joined the 1,000-point club.  He did it in 49 games.

 

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