Rick Pitino Shares The "100% Honest Story" Of Calipari Relationship

10/24/2012 09:08 AM

Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino knows what it’s like to handle the pressure that comes with leading the University of Kentucky basketball program, which is why he says he’s impressed with what John Calipari has done at “that school”. But what’s story behind their long-rumored rivalry and dislike for each other? Pitino talked with cn|2 Sports’ Chip Cosby and discussed what he called “the real story, the 100% honest story” about his relationship with Calipari.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News or watch it anytime with Spectrum On Demand. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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