Calipari: How 'Bout We Don't Play You?

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Updated: 6/01/2012 12:02 am
John Calipari's "non-traditional" program means if Indiana wants to play Kentucky, it'll have to be on UK's terms.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - "We're Kentucky. How 'bout we don't play you? How 'bout that?" said John Calipari when talking about the Kentucky - Indiana basketball series, which has been played every year since 1970.

Indiana athletic director Fred Glass pretty much said Thursday that he's done compromising with Kentucky.

Calipari is fine with that. The way he sees it, a "non-traditional" program like Kentucky dictates its own terms when it comes to scheduling.

Right now, Kentucky's terms are limiting contracts with opponents to no more than two years.

If that does not work for the opponent, in this case Indiana, then so be it, says Calipari.

Indiana's most recent proposal called for a four-year deal.
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lance45777 - 6/1/2012 10:07 AM
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good for calipari. the fiasco last yr where uk were hardly allowed any tickets and the atmosphere was totally ky hostile. lets not even mention the officiating.....ifwe cant get a fair and balanced deal with indiana....its their loss...because we are the national champs, and we could have beat them easily anywhere else than the setup in their home floor. and later did
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