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Maria Taylor Addresses Awkward Interview With John Calipari

John Calipari has his arm on sideline reporter Maria Taylor.


Taylor and Calipari shared a weird halftime interview.

Kentucky head coach John Calipari tends to get carried away during each and every Wildcats game. Whether shouting at officials, or his own players, or stomping down the sidelines, Calipari is as excitable a coach in the game today.

Coach Cal, in discussing the rebounding issues his team had in the first half against the Jayhawks, grabbed Taylor's arm and continued to address his team's weakness.

He eventually realized what he was doing, and asked if he was grabbing too hard. Taylor answered, saying that she is "not one of your players" to the Kentucky coach.

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After the game, Taylor addressed the awkward halftime interview.

Taylor looks to be okay, so all is well.

In the end, Calipari's team lost its first game of the season at the hands of the Kansas Jayhawks by a score of 65-61, even though the team rebounded much better in the second half.