Coach Cal looking for right buttons

John Calipari - photo by Tammie Brown |
John Calipari – photo by Tammie Brown |

From Tom Leach:  “In 1975, the team won only two games. By 1977, the Cats were 10-1. A few years ago, I had a conversation with a member of that team – strong safety Dallas Owens – and he said the team began to transform when players were accountable to each other, that you didn’t want to let down the guy beside you, and the coaches no longer had to manage that accountability component.

I recalled that story in the past couple of weeks as I listened to talk about the challenge he was facing with his latest group of Wildcats.”

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