Calipari's "players first" philosophy spreads across campus

09/29/2014 10:00 PM

After the 2010 basketball season, his first in Lexington, John Calipari declared Kentucky a “players first” program. Since then, Kentucky as a program has seen success on the court, and its players have seen success in their given careers.

Now, it appears UK President Eli Capiluto and Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart have adopted the same philosophy.

About Mark Krebs

Mark Krebs graduated cum laude from the University of Kentucky in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and was a three-year letterman in basketball. He proved himself to three different coaches (Smith, Gillispie, and Calipari) in his four years with the Cats and eventually earned a scholarship after three years of being a walk-on. Mark is currently splitting time between his book tour for Beyond a Dream and starring as part-time co-host on KSTV.


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