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Coach Cal Strikes Back, Blames Rick Pitino For Christian Laettner's Buzzer-Beater

If nothing else, Kentucky head coach John Calipari is always good for a sound bite. Wednesday, Coach Cal struck back at Louisville head coach Rick Pitino, essentially blaming the Wildcats' 1992 loss to Duke on the former UK coach. 

According to Eric Crawford of WDRB, Calipari, likely responding to Pitino's quotes on ESPN's Mike & Mike from Tuesday, poked some fun at Pitino. When asked about UMass' Sweet 16 loss to Kentucky back in 1992, Calipari slipped in that the game was "before" Kentucky's loss to Duke, when the Wildcats should have had someone on the ball during the inbounds pass before Christian Laettner's buzzer-beater.

">March 16, 2016

">March 16, 2016

It's a shame that Kentucky and Louisville can't meet up in this year's NCAA Tournament, given the Cardinals' self-imposed ban. Luckily, they play every December anyway.