John Calipari stories in the SI Vault

UMass, UConn, UBet By Gerry Callahan, January 23, 1995 The Minutemen and Huskies have made frosty New England a hotbed of hoops.

Gone With The Wins By Gerry Callahan, June 17, 1996 A UMass alumnus worries that he has seen the last of his school in the Final Four.

Stay in School By Jackie MacMullan, May 22, 2000 On-the-job training can be tough for college coaches entering the pros.

Back To School By Seth Davis, October 23, 2000 Can John Calipari rebuild Memphis's once proud reputation?

Graced Land By Jack McCallum, February 04, 2002 Memphis, which long burned with love for the college game, now has a pro club, too, not to mention a pair of bright new stars, both of whom would be king.

Whiz Kids By Kelli Anderson, January 09, 2006 Skilled beyond their years, fearless freshmen are boosting many top teams-none more than Memphis.

Fast And Furious By Grant Wahl, February 18, 2008 Unbeaten Memphis has climbed to No. 1 using the Dribble-Drive Motion offense, a relentless and innovative attack that's all the rage among teams at all levels, from high school to the pros.

April Madness By Luke Winn, April 27, 2009 John Calipari's jump to Kentucky created chaos among recruits, several of whom remain uncommitted.

The Very Best Of Enemies By Grant Wahl, November 23, 2009 John Calipari comes to Kentucky with a huge contract, a banner recruiting class and a history with the state's other big ego, Rick Pitino.

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