Calipari relying on patience early on

John Calipari - photo by Tammie Brown |
John Calipari – photo by Tammie Brown |

It’s not how you start but how you finish.  Although he knows his team could open at 0-2, coach hopes the Wildcats emulate last year’s performance down the stretch this season.  I like what they’ll look like in March in my mind,” Calipari said. “Right now, that’s the only thing I can live with. I have a vision of what they’re going to be in March and that’s what I try to drive them to.”  was picked to finish first in the Southeastern Conference by members of the national and conference media on Monday. The Wildcats went 38-2 last season and won the school’s eighth national title. Kentucky breezed through the conference with a 16-0 record. Kentucky received 17 of 24 first-place votes, followed by Florida, conference newcomer and Tennessee.


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