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Kentucky Wildcats Quickies: Swaggy John Calipari Edition

John Calipari was on fire, Malik Monk can't wait, this is a different team,Calipari thrives in the Sweet 16, and more!

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John Calipari is feeling it right now and he wanted everyone to know about it last night on his coaches show. The head coach wanted everyone to know that he clapped back at Wichita State and the Kentucky Wildcats bandwagon is out of room.

I mean, just take a look at the King holding court:

Here are some more gems from that show.

Here is the entire show and I suggest you listen. Also, those act as the tweets of the day.


Kentucky Earns No. 2 Seed at NCAA Seattle Regional | UK Wildcats News
No. 12 Kentucky is headed to the NCAA Regional. The two-seeded Wildcats will travel to the University of Washington on April 1, 2017 to compete in the Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle at 7 p.m. ET.

What has changed for UK since that early-season loss to UCLA? Everything -
Kentucky had no answers for UCLA's offense in that early-season loss, but there are reasons to believe that Round Two of this blue-blooded heavyweight fight will be very different than the first meeting.

Wildcats grew from December loss to UCLA- Malik Monk says seeing UCLA in the Sweet 16 is great for this team because he feels the 'Cats got bettered along the way. These players are licking their chops.

The Sweet 16 is where Calipari thrives- KSR: Cal is 10-2 in the Sweet 16 and wins by 15 points per game. I'm starting to like this more and more.

'Cats vs. Bruins tops list of Sweet 16 games- CBS Sports: The heavyweight rematch between the two schools with the most titles of course is the marquee game of this round of the tournament. 19 titles between them, it doesn't get much more prestigious than this.

SEC redeems sullied reputation in tournament's first weekend - 247
The SEC redeemed its reputation during the NCAA Tournament's first weekend, going 7-2 and sending three schools to the Sweet 16.

Kentucky-Bound Nick Richards, Patrick School Win New Jersey Tournament of Champions Title | Zagsblog
Nick Richards and The Patrick School knocked off Don Bosco Prep, 69-55, in the TOC final at Sun National Bank Center.

UK Women’s Track and Field No. 2 in Initial Outdoor Rankings | UK Wildcats News
The Kentucky women’s track and field team checked in at No. 2 in the initial outdoor season U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association computer rankings.

South Carolina's bonkers 2nd half against Duke deserves appreciation -
During the first half of the win over Duke, the Gamecocks were 3-17 from three-point land and 7-35 from the field. Then, South Carolina did magic in the second half.

Duke’s preseason No. 1 juggernaut turned into Coach K’s greatest bust ever -
Duke was supposed to be a superteam. Instead, the Blue Devils are out in round two against South Carolina. To not even make it out of the first weekend makes this particular Duke squad an all-time disappointment.

The Warriors sweep rival Thunder- ESPN: The Warriors cruised past the Thunder 111-95 but the story was the scuffle between Steph Curry and Russell Westbrook, two guys that don't exchange Christmas cards.

LSU hires Will Wade as new basketball coach- CBS Sports: I was rooting for Tom Crean in the SEC but alas it appears it's not going to happen. The Tigers seemed to have hit a home run with young and up and coming former VCU coach Will Wade. With Cuonzo Martin back in the conference and a possible addition to Michael Porter, Jr. on Missouri, the SEC again adds some pop in the basketball realm.

Noted stoner Woody Harrelson has given up smoking pot- CNN: In earth stopping news, Harrelson has given up smoking pot because it made him emotionally distant. I'm floored.

George Clooney surprises nursing home patient on her birthday- Yahoo!: 87 year old Pat Adams was surprised on her birthday by the Hollywood heart throb and Kentucky native. The nursing home employees wrote to him about her love for Clooney and the super star took time out to visit her. Awe.