Calipari lauds team at Madness

kentucky wildcats john calipari college basketball odds

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari thinks this group of Wildcats is up the challenge of playing for the powerhouse program.

View NCAA Futures Odds

Speaking at Kentucky's Big Blue Madness on Friday night, Calipari delighted the capacity crowd at Rupp Arena with a rousing speech more reminiscent of a campaign stop than a basketball practice.

Calipari says ''We don't just play college basketball, we are college basketball. As you know, we are everyone's Super Bowl.''

The Wildcats failed to qualify for the NCAA tournament last season and lost to Robert Morris in the first round of the NIT. But the expectations remain high this season, boosted by another banner recruiting class.

Bet NCAA Futures Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

 

Recent NCAAB Discussions

Loading...

College Basketball Predictions

Thumbnail Alabama vs. Arkansas Prediction The marquee matchup in college basketball on Wednesday night will take place in Arkansas, where the Razorbacks will host the Alabama Crimson Tide at 9:00 p.m. ET....
Thumbnail N.C. State vs. Virginia Prediction Virginia went from rolling through its conference schedule to suddenly dropping back-to-back games. Will the Cavaliers right the ship on Wednesday evening when...
Thumbnail Clemson vs. Wake Forest Prediction A matinee matchup in the ACC will take place on Wednesday afternoon when Wake Forest hosts Clemson at 4:30 p.m. ET. Are the Tigers the best bet to cash as a...
Thumbnail Notre Dame vs. Louisville Prediction ACC foes clash in Louisville on Tuesday night when the Cardinals host the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 7:00 p.m. ET. Will the Cardinals rebound from their...
Thumbnail Kansas vs. Texas Prediction The marquee matchup in college basketball on Tuesday night pits No. 17 Kansas against No. 14 Texas at 9:00 p.m. ET from Austin, TX. Will the Jayhawks stay hot or are the...

NCAAB Headlines