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Coach Cal Not Happy With Comment Made By Buffalo's Head Coach

Coach Cal addresses the media.

The best game of the NCAA Tournament's second round might be taking place in Boise, Idaho this evening. It's Kentucky-Buffalo.

The No. 5-seeded Wildcats are set to take on the No. 13-seeded Bulls, who upset No. 4 Arizona on Thursday night.

There appears to be a little bad blood developing between the programs' two head coaches in anticipation of the contest, too.

Buffalo's head coach (jokingly?) said Calipari likes to whine while previewing the matchup.

"Calipari’s been whining about no experience, young, young, young, we don’t have that problem," he said.

Calipari responded on Friday. He didn't appear to be happy with that comment.

From Kentucky Sports Radio:

When a reporter read that quote to Calipari during today’s press conference, he cut off the reporter before he could finish talking.

“Who said that?”

After the quip, Calipari cooled down and responded to the opposing head coach.

“I don’t know if it’s whining or I’m telling the truth. I’m not whining about it. I got a pretty good team, but I am telling the truth. He shouldn’t tell the truth. He should not even say it. Introduce them and don’t give their year. That’s fine. At the end of the day we gotta play basketball game. Everybody’s gotta get in the ring and play.”

Kentucky and Buffalo are set to tip off at 5:15 p.m. E.T. this afternoon. The game will be on CBS.