Calipari post-game notes

Calipari said sophomore Darnell Dodson was one of the wing players who didn't run wide enough in transition and often pulled up to take shots rather than driving inside as the offense is designed to do.

1. Calipari said sophomore Darnell Dodson was one of the wing players who didn't run wide enough in transition and often pulled up to take shots rather than driving inside as the offense is designed to do.

"We've got to get him defending better. We've got to get him running the court wide so we can throw it to him. Our guards didn't rebound very well. Anything away from the basket, our guards just looked at them," Calipari said.

2. Calipari on the offense, Patterson: " Folks, we have a ways to go and I knew this. You are talking about a change of culture and a new style. How do we get our best player the most shots? I don't want him to be standing under the basket. I want to teach him to play basketball."

3. What will Calipari show the players from this game?

"We are going to show them 10 or 12 clips of great defense where we helped and stunted and played great team defense and then show 10 or 12 where guys just stopped, let the guy go, didn't block out, gave up a wide open shot, no help on the screen.

"Offensively, we will show them where they had opportunities to get into lanes and take the ball to rim and they chose not to and say why didn't you do it." 4. Calipari on Stevenson and Liggins: "I didn't play Perry in the first half because he didn't deserve it based on past practices. He didn't pout and goes in and gets back in the rotation. "Same deal (for DeAndre Liggins). I even told guys after the game a few of you will not play the first half of our next scrimmage."


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