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Kentucky coach John Calipari praises ‘blue-collar’ roots in return to Pittsburgh for NCAA Tournament

Posted on AllSides March 21st, 2024
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John Calipari has served as the head coach of the men’s basketball team for well over a decade. But the Pittsburgh native has never forgotten his roots. During a preview of the Wildcats first round matchup against Oakland on Thursday night, Calipari spoke about his "blue-collar" upbringing and what it meant being back in Pittsburgh for the start of "How many of you are from Pittsburgh," Calipari asked the media on Wednesday, before making several references to local colloquialisms. "Let me say this about Pittsburgh. When I grew up, it...

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