Gregarious Calipari has wooed fervent Kentucky fans

DESTIN, Fla. — He has 93,000 people following him on Twitter.

The local Lexington, Ky., newspaper wrote a front-page story on the removal of a dead tree from the front of a house he was about to buy.
He signed the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class, convinced one current All-Southeastern Conference player (Patrick Patterson) not to jump to the NBA and may do the same with a second All-SEC standout (Jodie Meeks) who led the league in scoring last season.

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5/28/09