SANDBAGGING HOOPS MAVEN
The coach of undefeated, top-ranked Kentucky organized a statewide Hoops for Haiti telethon that raised $1.3 million
How are you?
John Calipari: We're 10--8. It's funny. Georgia had us beat, Florida tied up the game down there; Auburn tied up the game with three minutes to go. So we're 3--0 in the league, right? No. We're like 0--3 in the league. We're lucky we're alive right now.
Of course you're joking, you're 18--0. But if you were 10--8....
JC: They'd be putting for sale signs in my front yard.
I hear that passion in your voice. How long can you continue to have that?
JC: About two more months, I hope [laughs]. I will say this: The job I'm doing, this isn't a 20-year run. If it's a 10-year run, you've done a lot. It's kind of like coaching Notre Dame football. You try to do that for a long period of time, you ain't making it. It's too overwhelming. But I love it.