10 Reasons To Want John Thompson III As Your Coach Over John Calipari

Posted by Bryan Toporek on March-23-2010 Add Comments
Between Georgetown’s John Thompson III and Kentucky coach John Calipari, the two men have combined for nearly 700 wins as Division I NCAA basketball coaches. Two great coaches. Two Johns. Two very distinct styles of winning. Calipari thrives on the one-and-done superstar recruit, alluring these AAU all-stars to his schools with a dribble-drive offense that allows them to showcase their talents for the NBA. With a 475-139 all-time record as a Division I coach, Cal has the records and the 30-win seasons to back up his style of coaching. Thompson, meanwhile, relies on a variant of the passing-heavy Princeton offense that relies on putting the team before any one individual player. Thompson expects every starter for Georgetown to b...

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