As several players ended their twitter accounts because of what Willie Cauley-Stein called “a bunch of negativity” from fans, Kentucky Coach John Calipari called for a love affair with the gym as a means toward a return to winning. “Individual players have to fall in love with that gym,” he said.
Kentucky lost its last two games — at Notre Dame and against Baylor, the latter snapping UK’s 55-game home winning streak.
The Cats play again Tuesday night against visiting Samford (2-7).
Cauley-Stein said that teammates Alex Poythress, Kyle Wiltjer and Julius Mays had also turned off their twitter accounts. Ryan Harrow had done so in the pre-season.