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Kentucky About to Feel Calipari's Wrath

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Tuesday night’s 88-56 rout of Samford will look in the box score like a get-well game for the University of Kentucky basketball team after arguably the worst week in four seasons under coach John Calipari. In reality, it was the catalyst for what could be three much worse weeks for the Wildcats.

Despite improving its field-goal shooting from 29.6 percent in Saturday’s loss to Baylor — UK’s first home defeat since 2009 — to 53.1 percent against the Bulldogs, and despite six players scoring in double figures, Calipari seemed steamed after the game.

“No,” he said. “This is matter-of-factly me.”

And the fact is the 19th-ranked Cats (5-3) will commence daily 7 a.m. conditioning drills before classes —...

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