John Calipari isn’t exactly running away and hiding from the 40-0 buzz surrounding his team

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

The timing of John Calipari’s Wednesday press conference was a bit strange.  It had been nearly two months since the end of the 2012-13 season, so there wasn’t a lot to talk about on that front. Kentucky’s underclassmen made their Draft decisions well over a month ago, so those stories were a bit stale. As for Coach Cal’s latest top-rated class, they all signed nearly four weeks ago and won’t arrive on campus for another two or three.

Nonetheless, dozens of reporters packed the Memorial Coliseum media room to hear what Coach Cal had to say on a mid-May morning in a scene that would likely only happen in the Bluegrass.

“I don’t even know what this is,” said an amazed and unsurprised Calipari.

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