Mike Krzyzewski and John Calipari have met just once during their lengthy careers

John Calipari - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
John Calipari – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

On the court, and John Calipari have met just once during their lengthy careers.

Off the court, Calipari seems to be winning many battles against Krzyzewski and other top coaches as he did in gaining the services of heralded freshman Alex Poythress.

Poythress chose to play for Calipari and No. 3 Kentucky over Krzyzewski and No. 9 Duke, and the forward will try to bounce back from a rough debut when these teams meet Tuesday night at the Dome.

The only time these coaches met was in the 2005 Season Tip-Off championship, when a top-ranked Duke team beat Calipari and Memphis, 70-67.

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