Kentucky’s John Calipari Earning His Massive Paycheck

Posted by Jonathan Lintner on December-12-2009 Add Comments

Kentucky coach John Calipari made it obvious why he’s the highest-paid member of the Commonwealth in Saturday’s 90-73 win over Indiana.

With a 10-0 start, and two away from 2,000 all-time for Kentucky, Calipari has brought the Wildcats all the way back from their lowest point in more than a decade.

And he reached the 10-0 milestone, last accomplished by Rick Pitino in the 1992-1993 season, against the best measuring stick in the nation—Indiana coach Tom Crean.

Crean, in his second season with the Hoosiers, had a similar resume as Calipari before heading to Indiana: A Final Four appearance, consistent winning records, and the ability to develop NBA-ready talents.

Where Calipari dista...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - College Basketball
Article is property of

Post a Comment

(required. But it will not be published)