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Calipari talks about his time at Memphis, but he’s more concerned about matchup against UCLA

By Keith Taylor KyForward Senior Sports Writer MEMPHIS — John Calipari hasn’t forgotten his time at Memphis. Calipari, who compiled a 214-68 record in nine seasons as coach of the Tigers, had a reception with a “couple hundred people,” many of them close friends, Wednesday night and reminisced about the good times as his Kentucky team prepares to take on UCLA in the South Region semifinals...

Keith Taylor: Following in Calipari’s footsteps, Tubby Smith can achieve success at Memphis

John Calipari once called Memphis home. Now, a former Kentucky coach is taking up residence in the birthplace of Rock and Roll. Looking for a proven leader to take the Tigers back to national prominence, the Tigers called on former Wildcats coach Tubby Smith to lead the way Thursday, ending the search for Josh Pastner’s replacement. Former Kentucky coach Tubby Smith was hired as coach at Memphis...