He didn’t specifically say anything to the No. 3 Wildcats about their rebounding during weekend practices. But by the time players finished running, Calipari had gotten his message across.
The Wildcats were pushed around in their 72-69 season-opening victory over Maryland. The Terrapins outrebounded Kentucky 54-38 and had 28 on the offensive end. That’s not supposed to happen against Kentucky’s vaunted frontcourt featuring 7-foot Willie Cauley-Stein and 6-10 Nerlens Noel.