Calipari’s tough love saving Andrew Harrison from himself

Andrew Harrison - photo by Walter Cornett
– photo by Walter Cornett

Every time Andrew Harrison turned around on Saturday, was there — wildly gesticulating, yelling, pointing in his face. For many, it’d be a nightmarish vision, but when you’re the main cog in the well-oiled machine that is the No. 1 team in the country, the scene is just reality.

Calipari started on Harrison less than two minutes into the game after a sequence wherein Harrison missed a layup, stole the ball and then missed another layup in a 10-second span. He palmed his face and pointed at Harrison. It was one of many displays of frustration throughout the afternoon.

Nevermind that the Wildcats would go on to stomp , 58-43. Tough, in-your-face love — that’s how Calipari gets through to Harrison.

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