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Nate Oats calls out Coach K for call to pause season

Coach K does tend to whine when the Blue Devils are losing.

North Carolina v Duke Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Nate Oats had made it clear he’s not afraid to call out any coach in college basketball.

Back in 2018 when the Kentucky Wildcats were set to play Oats’ Buffalo team in the NCAA Tournament, the now-Alabama coach called out John Calipari for “whining” too much about having a young team (imagine that). Kentucky went on to win that game 95-75.

“Calipari’s been whining about no experience — young, young, young. Well, we don’t have that problem. We got some veteran guys.”

Another Hall of Fame coach who tends to complain when his team is losing Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski. The Blue Devils have already lost two home games this season, the latest being a 15-point beatdown by Illinois and are now 2-2 on the season.

Following that game, Coach K said that the college basketball season should be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic, to which Oats had the perfect response to.