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Beyond one and done: Calipari creating a love for learning for current, former Wildcat players

By Keith Taylor KyForward Senior Sports Writer John Calipari never wants his players to stop learning. “Our job as coaches is to create a love for learning,” the Kentucky coach said on his web site, coachcal.com Thursday. “We must promote lifelong learning, encourage young people to have curious minds and to want to read.” Kentucky coach John Calipari wants his players to learn beyond the basketball...

Calipari compares Davis with Marcus Camby, but stats say UK freshman may be even better

In the ongoing quest to find some historical comparison for University of Kentucky freshman Anthony Davis‘ record-setting season, head coach John Calipari has repeatedly likened Davis to one of his former players: Marcus Camby.   [widgets_on_pages id=”Jon”] Camby played for Calipari at Massachusetts from 1993-96, averaging 15.1 points, seven rebounds and 3.65 blocks per game...