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John Calipari Reportedly Leaving Kentucky for Arkansas HC Job Stuns MCBB Followers

Jack Murray April 8, 2024 Joe Sargent/Getty Images The college basketball world got quite the shock Sunday night. Pete Thamel of ESPN reported that Kentucky coach John Calipari had come to an agreement on a five-year deal to become the head coach at Arkansas. Pete Thamel @PeteThamel Sources: John Calipari is finalizing a five-year deal

John Calipari Reportedly Leaving Kentucky for Arkansas HC Job Stuns MCBB Followers

Jack MurrayApril 8, 2024

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA - MARCH 21: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts to a call during the first half of a game against the Oakland Golden Grizzlies in the first round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PPG PAINTS Arena on March 21, 2024 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

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The faculty basketball world obtained fairly the shock Sunday night time.

Pete Thamel of ESPN reported that Kentucky coach John Calipari had come to an settlement on a five-year deal to change into the pinnacle coach at Arkansas.

Pete Thamel @PeteThamel

Sources: John Calipari is finalizing a five-year deal to change into the subsequent coach at Arkansas. The deal is predicted to be accomplished within the subsequent 24 hours.

This comes after Calipari served because the Wildcats head coach for 15 seasons. He compiled an total report of 410-123 with this system and led it to a nationwide championship in 2011-12.

His tenure in Lexington ends with a first-round loss to 14-seed Oakland.

Followers took to social media to specific shock on the choice and hype up the Razorbacks’ probabilities at making a step ahead within the SEC.

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School Soccer Report @CFBRep

That is insane

DraftKings @DraftKings

IT’S HAPPENING pic.twitter.com/7smqCywPzk

Matt Jones @KySportsRadio

That is legitimately wild. Calipari selecting to go away Kentucky to educate an in-conference faculty…and have to return to Rupp blows my thoughts

And to have Barnhart publicly again him amongst lots of criticism after which to go away…that might be a loopy improvement

Tristan Pharis @TristanUda

John Calipari did not go away Kentucky to go to:

Cleveland Cavaliers
Los Angeles Lakers
UCLA Bruins

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He left for the Arkansas Razorbacks…

JC Hoops @JacksonCollier

Arkansas is a nationwide model in basketball. Has been for some time.

Musselman revitalized it.

Cal will elevate it additional.

Really insane. John Calipari would be the head coach at Arkansas.

Nicole Auerbach @NicoleAuerbach

Nicely, Calipari to Arkansas positive provides us loads to speak about. Simply wow.

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Mark Titus @clubtrillion

Calipari preventing to persuade UK to maintain him round simply to go away for a convention rival a couple of weeks later is unimaginable, cannot imagine that is truly going to occur https://t.co/gA4KuFtgwI

jon greenberg @jon_greenberg

I can not imagine Calipari tried to one-up the Curb finale. Larry David ought to take the Kentucky job out of spite.

Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

Wait. John Calipari and Arkansas. Fascinating. https://t.co/u3QrkXzsnu

Matt Jones @KySportsRadio

Put every little thing else apart (and there’s a lot)

For Mitch Barnhart to again Calipari, take up him, do this TV interview and lock into bringing him again with help…after which have him go away for Arkansas

If I had been Mitch, I’d be fairly upset

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He takes over an Arkansas staff that went 16-17 in 2023-24. Nevertheless, this system had reached the NCAA match within the three seasons prior, together with two journeys to the Elite Eight in 2020-21 and 2021-22.

The Razorbacks job grew to become accessible after head coach Eric Musselman departed to change into the brand new head coach at USC. This system was beforehand in talks with Kansas State coach Jerome Tang and Ole Miss coach Chris Beard.

The Razorbacks misplaced each conferences to the Wildcats in 2023-24.

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