Athletic directors at Calipari’s previous stops would welcome a Calipari era all over again

Jonathan Palmer for The New York Times - The presence of John Calipari, the nations highest-paid mens basketball coach, has raised the expectations of Kentucky fans. The Wildcats are the fourth-ranked team in the country.
Jonathan Palmer for The New York Times - The presence of John Calipari, the nation's highest-paid men's basketball coach, has raised the expectations of fans. The Wildcats are the fourth-ranked team in the country.

“It sounds like a Rotary Club speech, and I don’t mean it to,” said Athletic Director R. C. Johnson, who hired Calipari in 2000. “Our kids graduated, we raised a lot of money, we sold a lot of tickets, and I think we had a lot of success and a lot of fun. I think it was well worth it.”  Read article.