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Wildcats in midst of ‘Camp Cal’ in preparation for Southeastern Conference play, winter grind

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky coach John Calipari has been yearning for more time with his team this season. He will get that chance this month. The eighth-ranked Wildcats (6-1) will play five games in the month of December, starting with Saturday’s contest against Fairleigh Dickinson. Kentucky’s schedule also gets tougher as the Wildcats inch closer to the Southeastern Conference portion...

As fall academic semester comes to a close, Cats set sights on ‘Camp Cal’ during break

By Keith Taylor KyForward senior sports writer John Calipari can’t wait until the fall semester ends on Wednesday. “I don’t have to worry about anything academically — nothing,” the Kentucky coach said. “We’ll go 29 straight days four-a-days. (We’ve) got nothing to worry about except basketball. Right now, we gotta get through Wednesday.” Kentucky coach John Calipari wants his team...