Former ball boy for John Calipari now coaches Kentucky’s next opponent

For Coach Dwayne Killings, Monday night’s game at will serve as a new chapter in a long-running story.

“I was a ball boy for Coach Calipari back in his ‘Refuse to Lose’ days,” Killings said after lost 77-64 at Eastern on Saturday night.

Killings grew up in Amherst, Mass., where debuted as a head coach by putting on the college basketball map. The Minutemen rode the motto of “Refuse to Lose” to the 1996 Final Four. Killings turned 15 five days after defeated UMass in the national semifinals.

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